The Rams still reached the state title game for the first time in school history.
The Falcons couldn’t connect on 15 of their attempts at the stripe, and it spelled the end of a promising season.
Mississippi State’s Jake Gautreau flamed out in professional baseball. Now, he’s advising the next era of Bulldog draft prospects.
At 29 years old, the former first-rounder retired from professional baseball without so much as a cup of coffee at the MLB level. Now, he channels his experiences into helping his players manage the torment of lofty expectations and professional aspirations.
The Trojans went 19-3 and didn’t lose a game in district play — but once again, they came up short in the second round of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs.
Ranked matchups with Texas on Saturday and Baylor on Sunday highlight the three-day weekend for the Bulldogs.
Blake Butler hit a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to send the Lions men and the Indians to an extra period, while ICC pulled away in the second half of the women’s game.
The defending 5A champion Falcons are heading back to the state quarterfinals.
The Bulldogs scored runs on back-to-back wild pitches, took advantage of six errors and pounded out 12 hits for good measure.
The Bulldogs beat Stephen F. Austin to set the school record for consecutive wins with 17 but lost to Southern Illinois in extra innings, breaking the streak.
The Vols go on the road Monday to open the MAIS Division II postseason after multiple delays.