Co-Lin Wolfpack splits twinbill with Hinds

Published 6:00 am Thursday, February 22, 2007

WESSON — Sophomore pitcher Joseph Langham scattered 5 hits andthe Co-Lin Wolves rebounded from an opening game blowout to beatthe Hinds Community College Eagles 5-1 Wednesday on Sullivan Field.Hinds won the opener 14-2 as Co-Lin committed 8 errors.

Saturday’s games against Northwest and McHenry (Ill.) have beenmoved to Friday at Senatobia. Co-Lin plays Northwest at 10 a.m. andMcHenry at 1 p.m.

Prior to Wednesday’s first game, the press box was officiallynamed in memory of Dennis White, a longtime P.A. announcer andsupporter of the program. White’s wife and family were present forthe ceremony.

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Co-Lin 5, Hinds 1

Joseph pitched a really good game,” said Co-Lin head coach KeithCase. “After the first game, he came out and set the tone forus.”

A home run by Timmy Foster and a double by Paul Davishighlighted Co-Lin’s attack.

Co-Lin was missing three regular catchers yesterday due toinjuries. Case said shortstop Steven Gauthe and third baseman RussCarter did a good job behind the plate.

Catcher James Antoon suffered a fractured hand 5 weeks ago. RyanHoban received a deep cut on his knee in an off-the-field incidentlast Friday. Edward Joe sustained a torn miniscus in his right kneeat Baton Rouge Sunday.

Hinds 14, Co-Lin 2

Freshman right-hander Brandt Hinton started on the mound forCo-Lin and took the loss. He was replaced in the fourth. TheWolfpack managed just two hits, a double by David New and a tripleby Dane Orders.