High School Sports
The two teams were tied 5-5 until New Hope scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth.
After four years on the Falcons’ varsity team, Jackson will head to Scooba to play for the Lions.
The Patriots defeated Theodore (Alabama) and George County on Friday and Saturday at Biloxi High School.
The Patriots (14-4) fell to host Biloxi before beating Gautier later Thursday.
Cierra Crusoe didn’t look.
OCEAN SPRINGS — Micah McGee drove in three runs as the Starkville Academy baseball team beat St. Martin 9-6 on Wednesday at the Battle at the Beach tournament in Ocean Springs.
STARKVILLE — The Starkville High School baseball team eked out a 9-8 win over New Hope in eight innings on Monday in Starkville.
The Patriots beat Buckhorn (Alabama) on Friday night but fell to Booneville High School on Saturday.
Starkville High School has three players competing, Columbus High School has two, and New Hope High School has one.
Three runs in the top of the seventh made the difference as the Trojans withstood a late comeback.
Ketchum if you can: Pair of Heritage Academy pitchers leads Patriots to doubleheader sweep of Winston Academy
Cole Ketchum never even heard the words.
WEST POINT — Noah Essary knows exactly how many days he went without stepping onto a baseball field.
Carter won four state championships in his 19 years at Starkville, going all the way in 2010, 2015, 2019 and 2020.
Heritage Academy scored runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to eke out a 5-3 home win over Nanih Waiya on Monday in Columbus.
JACKSON — Breaking the huddle, the Starkville High School boys basketball team knew what was on the line.
Hunter Carr drives in three with first-inning double as New Hope baseball hands Caledonia first loss of season
Carr’s bases-clearing double in the first inning helped pace the Trojans to a 12-3 win, avenging Thursday’s home loss to Caledonia.
The Panthers reached the title game for the first time since winning the 2004 state championship.
The Cavaliers held the Trojans to two hits in the 6-4 win.
JACKSON — Eric Green spun toward the center of the key.
All five Panthers starters Monday were seniors, while the Lions fielded a quintet of sophomores.