Jones Co. splits doubleheader with Co-Lin

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 3, 2006

WESSON — The Jones County Bobcat split a South Divisionbaseball doubleheader with the Co-Lin Wolves Saturday afternoon atSullivan Field.

Co-Lin won the opener 11-6 and fell to Jones County 7-6 in theeighth inning.

The Wolves (18-13, 3-5) travels to East Central Tuesday for adoubleheader. The Bobcats improved to 15-11 overall and 2-4 in theSouth.

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Co-Lin 11, Jones County 6

I thought we swung the bats well,” said Co-Linhead baseball coach Keith Case. “Our guys batted hard.”

Co-Lin overcame a 5-3 deficit, scoring 2 runs in the bottom ofthe fifth and 6 in the sixth for the 11-5 lead. Jones County addedone run in the top of the seventh.

Derek Thompson (4-3) was the winning pitcher with 6 runs allowedon 6 hits, 2 strikeouts and 1 walk. Working the seventh inning wasRyan Hoben.

Josh Anderson took the loss with 2 strikeout;s, 6 walks and 11runs and 14 hits allowed.

Powering the Wolves at the plate with a double and 3 singles wasRyan Williams. Collecting singles was Todd Siders. Xavier Quallssingled twice. Singling were Josh Logan, Matthew Schexnayder, RyanHoben, Cole Hodges and Dane Orders.

Jared Lowery doubled and singled for the Bobcats.

Jones County 7, Co-Lin 6

Ryan Aultman smashed a solo home run in the top of the eighth togive Jones County the lead and eventual win.

“They had two homers and two doubles,” said Case. “We hit theirbats at the wrong time. We got behind again 2-0. Our guys battledto stay in it.”

Kyle Edwards was the winning pitcher in relief of startersBrandon Young.

Will Buckels (2-1) took over in the sixth inning with 1 runallowed don 3 hits, 2 strikeouts and 2 walks. Matthew Tubbsstarted, followed by James Landry in the 5th, Buckels in the 6thand Ryan Hone in the 8th.

Williams smashed a home run and a double for the Wolves. Sidersdoubled and singled. Joel Hurt and Qualls collected a pair ofsingles apiece.

For the Bobcats, Edwards also homered. Ryan Caldwell and Boufedrilled a pair of singles apiece.