Co-Lin Wolves cooled off by Hinds Eagles

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 24, 2003

RAYMOND – On a beautiful day for baseball, the Hinds CommunityCollege Eagles flew high in the sky. They swept a baseballdoubleheader from the Co-Lin Wolves, winning 5-4 in extra inningsand 6-2 in the nightcap.

The Eagles improved to 6-10 and Co-Lin fell to 9-11. The Wolvesmanaged a total of 10 hits in the twinbill, just 3 in the nightcapas their 5-game winning streak was halted.

Co-Lin, coached by Keith Case, resumes play Tuesday, hosting theSouthwest Bears for a doubleheader. The first game starts at 4 p.m.on Sullivan Field.

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Hinds 5, Co-Lin 4

In the bottom of the eighth, Hinds scored the winning run.Clifton Creel doubled. and Brent Towne drove in Creel with thewinning run of relief pitcher Jacob Leggett.

Matt Gray started on the mound for Hinds and went 6 inningsbefore giving way to Clifton Creel. Gray gave up 5 hits, struck out4, walked 1 and hit 1 batter.

Shortstop Aaron Guillot collected 2 hits and 2 RBIs for theWolfpack.

Collecting singles for Co-Lin were Chase Coley, Paris Dancy,Brandon Hubbard, Casey Ginn and Aaron Oberschmidt.

Hinds 6, Co-Lin 2

Corey Ezell slugged a first-inning, solo homer for the Eagles.Second Baseman Clay Simmons went 3-for-3.

Co-Lin’s hits, all singles, came from Guillot, Ben Goza andJeffrey Waycaster.

Freshman hurler Cass Brister absorbed the loss. He was replacedby Calen Cline in the fourth.