ECCC Baseball Season Ends in NJCAA Region 23 Playoffs

May 10, 2019

The 2019 East Central Community College baseball season came to an end in an NJCAA Region 23 best two-of-three playoff series as the No. 6 ranked Pearl River Wildcats won the third and deciding game 12-4 in seven innings Friday, May 10, in Poplarville.

Pearl River won the opening game of the series 4-3 on May 8. East Central came back to win a 1-0 pitcher’s duel the next morning. The Wildcats then won the clinching game three on May 10 as the two-day series was extended a day due to rain.

ECCC Baseball Warriors Fall Twice at No. 17 Meridian

May 1, 2019

East Central Community College faced its second straight nationally ranked opponent on the road when the Warriors dropped a baseball doubleheader at No. 17 Meridian Tuesday, April 30.

The Meridian Eagles won the opener 11-1 and then game two 4-1 for the MACJC sweep.

The Warriors are now 20-21 overall on the season and 13-13 in the league. East Central is in a three-way tie for seventh place with the top nine teams earning postseason berths. Meridian improves to 27-13 overall and 16-10 in the conference.

ECCC Warriors Drop a Baseball Doubleheader at No. 11 Northwest

April 28, 2019

The No. 11 ranked Northwest Rangers defeated the East Central Community College Warriors 16-2 and 3-2 in extra innings in MACJC baseball action Saturday, April 27, at Jim Miles Field on the Northwest campus in Senatobia.

The Warriors are now 20-19 overall on the season and 13-11 in the league. No. 11 Northwest improves to 31-9 overall and 20-6 in the conference.

ECCC Baseball Drops Road Game at Shelton State

April 22, 2019

The East Central Community College Warriors picked up an unscheduled game against the Shelton State Community College Bucs on Monday, April 22, and dropped a 7-2 decision in a single nine-inning contest in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

East Central falls to 19-16 overall on the season. NJCAA Division I Shelton State improves to 27-18.

The Warriors last played on Tuesday, April 16, because of rain and picked up the game with Shelton State to avoid going eight days without a contest.

Home Runs Help Power No. 4 Itawamba to a Doubleheader Sweep Over East Central

April 16, 2019

East Central Community College had held its own recently against nationally ranked teams, but the visiting Itawamba Indians overpowered the Warriors in a couple of MACJC baseball games Monday, April 15, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

No. 4 ranked Itawamba scored all its runs in two innings to win the opener 12-4 by run-rule in seven innings. The Indians scored eight runs in the first inning and then runs in every inning after that to win the nightcap 26-7. Itawamba hit six home runs in the two games.


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