No. 6 Lady Bobcats sweep Hinds to set up showdown vs. No. 8 MGCCC on SaturdayApril 18, 2013
RAYMOND – The 6th-ranked Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats whipped Hinds Community College in a pair of ‘mercy rule’ games here Wednesday afternoon at Rene Warren Field.
The Lady Bobcats took the opener, 8-0 in six innings, and won game two, 10-1, in five innings.
That sets up a huge showdown against 8th-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast this weekend. The Lady Bulldogs swept Pearl River on Wednesday.
MGCCC is 17-3 in the MACJC South Division, while JCJC is 14-4. The winner of the division will host the state tournament on May 2-3.
The Lady Bobcats, 31-5, will host MGCCC, 28-7, at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Community Bank Park. The games will be webcast on www.jcjc.tv.
Hinds, 4-34 and 0-18, travels to Pearl River on Saturday. The Lady Eagles have lost 26 games in a row.
Lady Bobcats 8, Lady Eagles 0
Samantha Buller tossed a two-hitter, walked none and struck out five as she improved to 17-2.
CC Lawn and Relanda McFarland had two singles each for JCJC, while Kalyn McNabb doubled. Bethany Volking and Reagan Gavin added singles. Lawn and Volking each drove in a pair of runs.
Raven Fisher doubled for Hinds, while Katelyn Hegwood singled.
Katie Foster went the distance for the Lady Eagles. She gave up seven hits, walked five and struck out one.
The Lady Bobcats led 2-0 after three innings, 5-0 after five and won the game with a three-run sixth inning.
Lady Bobcats 10, Lady Eagles 1
Brooke David and Rebecca Dunn each homered as JCJC cruised in game two.
The Lady Bobcats scored five run in the first, led 6-1 after two, 8-1 after three and clinched it with a two-run fifth.
Michele Hester, 12-3, went the distance and got the win. She gave up four hits, walked none and struck out none.
David and Dunn also singled in the 11-hit, Lady Bobcat attack. Karley Crosby singled twice, while McNabb doubled. Lawn, McFarland, Volking and Angela Land added singles. David, Dunn and McNabb each had two RBIs.
Hegwood, Chasity Hearn and Claire Richardson each doubled for Hinds, while Haley Irvin singled.
Hegwood started, went the first three innings and took the loss. She allowed eight runs (seven earned), nine hits, walked one and struck out two. Megan Eaves pitched the final two innings, allowed two earned runs, two hits and walked one.