Magee goes up early in 10-5 win over Loyd Star

Published 4:20 pm Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Loyd Star Hornets saw 3A Magee go up 9-0 through four innings Monday night as the Trojans would eventually secure a 10-5 victory in the Lawrence County tournament.

Reese DeHart and Wyatt Hodges led LS with two hits each. DeHart slapped a double and Hodges smacked a home run for coach Jared Britt.

Hodges drove in three runs while Stephen Mills and Blake Thornton also hit safely for LS.

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DeHart struck out four and surrendered nine earned runs in six innings. He walked 10 and allowed six hits on 129 pitches.

The Hornets begin division play on March 17 when they host Bogue Chitto in the Region 7-2A opener for both schools.