JDCC baseball earns split Saturday with MGCCC
from staff reports
The Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk baseball team earned a split Saturday at home against Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. With the split, JDCC saw their record go to 2-3 overall.
JDCC will hit the road for a six-game road trip with four games being doubleheaders.
JDCC will take on Pensacola State, Huntingdon, Jones County, Mississippi Gulf Coast, East Central and Faulkner State during the road trip.
The Warhawks will return home on March 1 when they will host Bishop State Community College for a conference doubleheader. Game time is set for noon.
Saturday game one: MGCCC 10, JDCC 6
In game one Saturday, Mississippi Gulf Coast built a 6-0 lead through five innings to propel them to a 10-6 win over the Warhawks of JDCC.
MGCCC led 3-0 after two innings and 6-0 after the top of the fifth before JDCC rallied with three of their own in the bottom of the inning to cut the lead to 6-3.
After MGCCC plated one in the sixth to grab a 7-3 lead, the Warhawks added three more in the bottom of the inning to cut the lead to 7-6.
From there, JDCC was held scoreless while MGCCC added three more in the seventh to get the win by four.
Trey Marshall, Dylan Johnson, and Ryan Roberts all pitched in the loss for the Warhawks with Marshall being the pitcher of record. The trio of pitches went a combined seven innings and allowed 14 hits, 10 runs, four earned, walked one and struck out three.
At the plate for JDCC, Craig Headley had a double while Taylor Fought added two doubles.
Brian Davis had two RBIs, Dake Rivers added one RBI and Fought had three.
Tanner Zant, Taylor Baynes, and Brandon Goins all had hits in the loss for the Warhawks.
Saturday game two: JDCC 5, MGCCC 3
In game two, JDCC ended their three-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over Mississippi Gulf Coast.
JDCC plated three runs in the first inning and after MGCCC cut the lead to 3-2 in the top of the fourth, JDCC added two in the sixth inning to grab a 5-2 lead. MGCCC added one in the seventh to cut the lead to 5-3, but the Warhawks were able to hang on for the two-run win.
John-Mark Cosby and Taylor Fought both had doubles for the Warhawks in the win with Cosby, Alex Jones, Baynes, Matthew Holmes and Greg Ciangiotto all having RBIs in the win.
Zant also had a hit in the win for the Warhawks.
Garrett Davis, Roman Donofro and Tyler Henry all pitched in the win and combined to go seven innings and allowed eight hits, three runs, one earned, walked four and struck out nine.