The Patriots (14-4) fell to host Biloxi before beating Gautier later Thursday.
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.
Ketchum if you can: Pair of Heritage Academy pitchers leads Patriots to doubleheader sweep of Winston Academy
Cole Ketchum never even heard the words.
The Vols shot 8 of 45 from the field in their 45-20 loss to the Hawks.
The Vols go on the road Monday to open the MAIS Division II postseason after multiple delays.
Starkville Academy picked up a win at the same event in Flowood on Saturday prior to the Patriots’ loss. Elsewhere, Caledonia shut out Meridian.
The Rams had four players named to the all-tournament team.
Starkville Academy notched a district championship Saturday evening, taking down Leake Academy 56-40 in the MAIS Class 4A, District 2 (2-4A) tournament final at Winston Academy.
The Vols beat Lamar School with a substitute head coach, while the Patriots’ scoring woes continued against Leake Academy.
Wilkes Stubbs’ goal in the 17th minute put the Volunteers over the Patriots on Thursday in Columbus.