East Central Community College softball slugger Ty Buckley continues to lead the NJCAA Division II in home runs, according to the most recent statistics. Buckley belted her 17th dinger – a three-run blast – Sunday, March 30 in helping lead the Lady Diamond Warriors to an 8-6 win over previously unbeaten and nationally ranked Jones County Junior College in the opener of a twin bill on the Ellisville campus. Buckley is also among the nation’s top run producers with 55 RBIs. She collected six RBIs in the double header split with Jones County. The sophomore first baseman is a product of Neshoba Central High School. EC’s record stands at 24-7 overall and 9-5 in league play under second-year head coach Kristin Chaney.