ECCC Baseball Announces End-of-Season Team Awards

May 29, 2017

East Central Community College head baseball coach Neal Holliman recently announced those members of the 2017 Diamond Warriors receiving team postseason recognition.

Sophomore infielder/outfielder Cole Prestegard out of Huntsville (Ala.) High School was named the team’s Most Valuable Player.

Sophomore pitcher Christian Bellew out of Gulfport High School, Most Valuable Pitcher.

Sophomore outfielder Johntrell Pickens out of Philadelphia High School, Best Teammate.

East Central Baseball Players Receive Postseason Honors

May 23, 2017

Several East Central Community College Diamond Warriors were selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Baseball Team and the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-State Baseball Team following the 2017 season.

East Central compiled an overall record of 33-17 and participated in the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament May 17-21.

Sophomore Cole Prestegard of Huntsville (Ala.) High School was named to the 2017 NJCAA All-Region 23 Team and the MACJC All-State First Team.

ECCC Baseball to Face Northwest in Opening Game of NJCAA Region 23 Tournament

May 15, 2017

After sweeping Mississippi Delta Community College in a first round playoff series last week, the East Central Community College Diamond Warrior baseball team will compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament Wednesday-Sunday, May 17-21, at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville.

East Central enters the tournament as the No. 5 seed and will face No. 2 seed Northwest Mississippi Community College Wednesday, May 17, at 3 p.m. The two teams split a doubleheader during the regular season.

ECCC Baseball Advances to NJCAA Region 23 Tournament

May 12, 2017

With a sweep over Mississippi Delta Community College May 10 and May 11 in a best-of-three playoff series, the East Central Community College baseball team advances to the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament May 17-20 on the campus of Jones County Junior College in Ellisville.

The Diamond Warriors picked up two run-rule victories over the Trojans in the series. ECCC won game one 10-2 and game two with a 16-7 win at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

ECCC Baseball Set to Host First Round Region 23 Playoff Series May 10-11

May 8, 2017

The East Central Community College baseball will host Mississippi Delta Community College in a best two-of-three National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 first round playoff series Wednesday and Thursday, May 10-11, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

Game one of the NJCAA Region 23 series will be Wednesday, May 10, at 6 p.m. Game two is scheduled for Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Game three, if necessary, will follow on Thursday.

Walk-off Home Run Gives East Central Baseball Split with Gulf Coast

May 4, 2017

Walk-off Home Run Gives East Central Baseball Split with Gulf Coast

East Central Community College’s Cole Prestegard hit a two-out solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning of game two to break a 6-6 tie and give the Warriors a doubleheader split with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Wednesday, May 3, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

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