ECCC Softball Squad Falls Twice to Jones County

East Central Community College¹s fast-pitch softball squad dropped a twin
bill to Jones County Junior College Tuesday, March 26 on the Ellisville
The Lady Diamond Warriors fell 7-4 in the opener and were blanked 8-0 in the
nightcap of the key MACJC South Division matchup.
Following the setbacks, EC dropped to 20-8 overall and 4-4 in league play
under first-year head coach Kristin Chaney and assistant Courtney Nunn.
Amber McBroom belted a two-run homer and Hayley Stephens contributed a
two-run double to lead EC¹s offense in the opener.
McBroom is a graduate of Brandon High School and Stephens is a product of
Union High School.
Other hitters were A.J. Peeler of Neshoba Central and Morgan Porter of
Enterprise, singles each.
McBroom and Peeler each scored two runs.
Starter Tenna Patterson went three innings and allowed six earned runs on
eight hits. Patterson is a product of Lexington (Ala.) High School.
Mary Sanders of Vidalia, La., hurled three innings in relief and allowed one
earned run on four hits. Sanders is a product of Adams County Christian
School in Natchez.
In the second contest, EC managed just one hit ­ a double by Porter.
Starter Patterson went five innings and allowed two earned runs on eight
hits. She fanned a batter and walked two.
Sanders went 2/3 inning and allowed two hits.
The Lady Diamond Warriors battle division foe Southwest Mississippi
Community College Thursday, March 28. The twin bill gets under way at 1 p.m.
on the Decatur campus.
EC hosts division opponent Pearl River Community College Wednesday, April 3,
beginning at 3 p.m.