Caleb Hall pitched a shutout for Heritage Academy in a 10-0, five-inning win over Lamar School on Thursday in Columbus.
Hall had a double and two singles, driving in three. Rhett Ketchum finished with a triple, a single and three RBIs.
Aaron Downs and Carson Hollis each had a double and an RBI, and Cole Ketchum and Reed Brewer each had a single and an RBI.
Heritage Academy will begin MAIS Class 4A postseason play next week.
Hamilton 10, New Hope 6
HAMILTON — New Hope softball lost 10-6 Thursday at Hamilton.
A three-run second inning and a five-run third were too much for the Trojans to overcome.
Kensley Woolbright and Taylor Brownlee each drove in two runs for New Hope. Lailah Henderson led the team with three hits.
Adi Dueitt had two strikeouts in 5.2 innings pitched for New Hope.
South Pontotoc 12, Caledonia 2
CALEDONIA — Caledonia lost 12-2 in Thursday’s home game against South Pontotoc.
Lauren Brown pitched a complete game with four strikeouts for the Cavaliers.
Caledonia scored its two runs in the fifth inning.
The Cavs will play Friday at Amory.
West Point 18, Aberdeen 1
Pickens Academy (Ala.) 16, Heritage Christian Academy (Ala.) 7
Pickens Academy (Ala.) 13, Heritage Christian Academy (Ala.) 1
Starkville 3, Bessemer Academy (Ala.) 2, eight innings
STARKVILLE — Starkville High School walked off Bessemer Academy (Alabama) 3-2 in eight innings in Thursday’s home game.
Brennon Wright drove in Caden Tate with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth.
Ethan Pulliam had a home run for Starkville.
The Yellow Jackets will play Tuesday at Oxford.
Gordo (Ala.) 11, Caledonia 3
Starkville Academy 9, East Rankin Academy 6
JACKSON — Starkville Academy pulled out a 9-6 win over East Rankin Academy on Thursday at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson.
The Volunteers broke a 1-1 tie by scoring three runs in the fifth inning, and they then added two runs in the sixth and two runs in the seventh. East Rankin got four runs in the bottom of the seventh, but it was too little, too late.
Colby Allen struck out five batters in six innings and drove in two at the plate. John Paul Buckner and Randall Futral also had two RBIs apiece.
The Vols will begin postseason play next week.
Pickens Academy (Ala.) 7, Heritage Christian Academy (Ala.) 6
Pickens Academy (Ala.) 10, Heritage Christian Academy (Ala.) 0, five innings
CARROLLTON, Ala. — The Pickens Academy (Alabama) baseball team walked off Heritage Christian Academy (Alabama) for a 7-6 home win in the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader.
Bodhi Parham went 2 for 3 for the Pirates, driving in two runs. Clay More was 2 for 2 with an RBI, and Clark Gibson went 2 for 2 and drove in a run.
Pickens scored seven runs in the first inning to win Game 1 10-0 in five innings. Hayden Dyer led the Pirates with three RBIs, and Aidan Johnson and Parham each had two.
Parham struck out seven in five shutout innings.
Oak Hill Academy 8, Winona Christian 0, Wednesday
WINONA — Oak Hill Academy finished its regular season with an 8-0 road win Wednesday at Winona Christian School.
Carson Taylor went 1 for 2 with a two-run home run, and Gunter Reed pitched two hitless innings. The game was called after two innings because of poor field conditions.
Oak Hill will begin postseason play against North Delta School at 5 p.m. Tuesday in Batesville. Game 2 and Game 3 (if necessary) of the series would be in West Point, with Game 2 beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Heritage Academy 5, Lamar School 4
MERIDIAN — Heritage Academy tennis edged Lamar 5-4 on Thursday in Meridian.
The Patriots’ Owen Riley beat Lamar’s Christian Roman 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 boys singles, and Blake Ward won for Heritage Academy in No. 2 boys singles with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Will Coleman of Lamar.
Drew Knittig and Joshua Tedford beat Lamar’s Collier McRae and Miller Hodge 6-4, 6-3 in No. 2 boys doubles.
Mallory Ward and Ellie Dawson won 6-0, 6-0 in girls No. 2 singles.
Sarah Curtis and William Laws won 6-0, 6-3 in mixed doubles.
The Patriots finished the season undefeated and will begin playoffs next week in Meridian.