ECCC Baseball

> ECCC Diamond Warriors Drop Twin Bill at MS Delta
> Struggles on the diamond continue for East Central Community College’s baseball team following a doubleheader loss to Mississippi Delta Community College Thursday, Feb. 27 on the Moorhead campus.
> EC was edged 3-2 in the opener and was outscored 11-9 in the nightcap.
> The Diamond Warriors jumped out to an early 1-0 lead but Delta rallied for three runs in the second inning and held on for the victory in the first contest.
> EC hitters were Ben Cooley of South Jones, Dyan Little, a product of Mary G. Montgomery (Ala.) High School, John Morgan Berry of Madison Central and Kyle McCullough of Madison Ridgeland Academy, singles each.
> Zach May of Newton County was also credited with an RBI.
> In the second contest, EC grabbed an early 3-0 lead following Jake Bush’s solo homer and RBI singles from McCullough and Lane Fazende, a product of Pearl River Central High School. Bush is a product of Brookwood (Ala.) High School.
> The Diamond Warriors stretched their lead to 9-0 in the third but the Trojans rallied for three runs in the bottom of the frame and later tied the contest at 9-9 in the bottom of the sixth. Delta took the lead for good with two runs in the sixth and held on for the win.
> Other hitters for EC were Cody Daigle, a product of Parkview Baptist High School in Addis, La., two singles; and Hunter Thrower of Southeast Lauderdale, Chance Whitten of South Panola and Little, singles each.
> Also credited with RBIs were Little and Will Myers of Leake Academy, who each knocked in a run.
> The Diamond Warriors (4-8) have two games scheduled Saturday, March 1 at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex on the Decatur campus.
> EC battles Wabash Valley at noon and Northeast MS Community College at 5 p.m. Both games are nine-inning contests.
> The Diamond Warriors are led by head coach Neal Holliman and assistants Scott DeLoach and Ronald Sims.