Co-Lin sweeps Coahoma Tigers
WESSON – The Co-Lin Wolves exploded for 14 hits on their way toa 17-3 win over the winless Coahoma Tigers at Sullivan FieldSaturday afternoon in the first game of a baseball doubleheader.The game went 5 innings and was stopped under the 10-runrule.
In the second game, Co-Lin crushed Coahoma 11-2 for their secondconsecutive sweep at home.
Coahoma fell to 0-7 with the twinbill loss.
“After starting 1-5, it’s good to get two sweeps in a row,” saidCo-Lin head baseball coach Keith Case.
Co-Lin 17, Coahoma 3
Coahoma (0-6) opened the first inning with a brief 1-0 lead. Co-Linexploded for 5 runs in the bottom of the first for a 5-1lead.
The Wolves scored 4 runs in the second, third and fourth innings tocarry a 17-1 lead into the top of the fifth. The Tigers added apair of runs before the final out was made to end the game.
Posting the win for the Wolves was sophomore left-hander JeffDeBlieux (1-0). DeBlieux worked the first four innings and allowed1 run on 2 hits, struck out 4 batters and walked 3. Reliever TaylorOrt worked the final innings and allowed 2 runs on 1 hit, struckout 1 and walked 3.
“Jeff threw well,” said Case. “We came out in the first game andgot some quality shots early. We really played defense.”
At the plate, pinch hitter Conner Oakes ripped a 3-run home run.Kendall Logan smashed a 2-run homer. Bud Britt ripped a double and2 singles for the Wolves. Luke Brumfield, Seth Avants and CableMcMinn collected double and a single apiece. Singling twice wasChris Fink. Doubling was Brett Rushing. DeBlieux, Edmund Cheatamand Tyler Hue singled.
For the Tigers, Adrian Lee doubled and singled. Demarcus Reevessingled.
Co-Lin 11, Coahoma 2
Co-Lin broke a 2-all tie with the go-ahead run in the second. TheWolves added 3 runs in the fourth and 5 in the fifth to secure thewin.
Co-Lin turned four double plays in the second game.
Reliever Drew Weaver (2-0) got the win, working 1.3 innings with 1hit allowed and no runs, strikeouts or walks.
Co-Lin starter Marshun Hall worked 3.2 innings with 3 strikeouts, 5walks, 5 hits allowed, 1 hit and 1 hit batsman. Finishing the final1.3 innings was Daniel Jenkins with 2 strikeouts, no walks, 1 walkand 1 hit batsman.
“We didn’t have good at-bats,” said Case. “We didn’t throw strikes.We had big fourth and fifth innings.”
At the plate, Ryne Tutor and Fink led the Wolves with a double anda single apiece. Oakes doubled. Brumfield, Britt and Cheathamsingled.
Coahoma got a double from Brodis Toles.
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