East Central takes Class 5A series lead with 4-1 win

Published 11:07 am Thursday, June 1, 2023

East Central and Saltillo played game 1 of the MHSAA Class 5A Baseball Championship on May 31, 2023, at Trustmark Park in Pearl. East Central came out in the top 4-1. They scored 1 run in the second inning and 3 runs in the 6th inning. Hornet’s Brandt Dickerson has 2 RBIs and  Andrew Marble had 1RBI. Saltillo scored its lone run in the 7th inning of a Jacob Brown RBI.

Hornet’s pitcher TJ Dunsford threw 8 strikes and Saltillo’s pitcher Drake Douglas threw 10 strikeouts.

Game two is set for Friday, June 2.

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