The Lady Diamond Warriors held on for a 5-2 decision in the opener and cruised 10-2 in the second contest to improve to 23-7 overall and 8-4 in the MACJC South Division. Hinds dropped to 6-20 and 2-10.
Morgan Porter homered and Anna-Katherine Nowell slapped an RBI double to lead EC’s offense in the first game.
Porter is a product of Enterprise High School and Nowell hails from Leake Academy. Nowell, of Philadelphia, also scored a run.
Other hitters were Hayley Stephens of Union, double; and Kaylin Hopkins of Louisville, single.
Lindsey Beard of Clarkdale was credited with an RBI.
Also scoring runs were Amber Broom of Brandon, Nikki Triplett of Forest and Christen Benson of Brookhaven.
Kendra Wilson went the distance to record the victory. She allowed no earned runs on four hits in the seven-inning matchup. She fanned eight batters and walked two. Wilson is a product of South Lamar (Ala.) High School.
In the second contest, Ty Buckley led EC’s offense with two home runs and a single. The Philadelphia High School product was also credited with four RBIs.
Stephens also homered and singled and finished with two RBIs.
Other hitters were Beard, double and two RBIs; Nowell and Mallory Turner of West Lauderdale, RBI single each; and Porter and Karoline Holsonback, doubles each.
Also scoring runs were Turner (2), Porter, Hopkins, Beard, Holsonback and Benson.
Makayla Kelly picked up the win in the five-inning contest. She allowed no earned runs on eight hits and walked a batter. Kelly is a product of Nederland (Texas) High School.
EC hosts Pearl River Community College (14-10, 8-4) Tuesday, March 25. Doubleheader action begins at 3 p.m. on the Decatur campus. The two squads are tied for second in the division behind Jones County (26-0, 12-0).
The Lady Diamond Warriors are led by head coach Kristin Chaney, assistant Courtney Nunn and volunteer assistant Kasie Buckley.