Bulldogs begin homestand Saturday

Bulldogs begin homestand Saturday

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast starts a stretch of six home doubleheaders out of seven Saturday when Mississippi Delta visits Ken "Curly" Farris Field.

First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. The game will be streamed at https://livestream.com/MGCCCBulldogs/events/8612243.

The Bulldogs have won 14 of their last 15 games.

Records

  • MGCCC: 15-5/7-1 MACJC, 1st place in conference
  • Delta: 10-12/2-6 MACJC, T-11th in conference

Last Time Out

  • MGCCC swept at Copiah-Lincoln on Wednesday, winning 15-3 in seven innings and 7-3. Brandon Parker (So., West Harrison/Saucier), Cullan O'Shea (So., Mary G. Montgomery/Mobile Ala.) and Miller Hancock (So., East Webster/Maben) had three hits each.
  • Delta lost a pair of games Wednesday at Northeast, falling 16-1 in five innings and 6-5. Jatavis Melton went 3-for-6 with a double on the day.

Previous Meeting

The Bulldogs swept the doubleheader at Moorhead on April 8, 2018, winning 15-4 in seven innings and 15-5 in six. Parker hit for the cycle in the first game and finished with 10 RBI.

Notes

  • Parker tied for second in NJCAA Division II with eight home runs (Dan Pruitt, Western Oklahoma State, 10) and has a six-game hitting streak.
  • O'Shea is tied for ninth in the country with 32 RBI.
  • Alden Davis (So., Pascagoula/Pascagoula) has home runs in each of the last three doubleheaders. He's riding a six-game hitting streak.
  • Dee Hawthorne (Fr., Harrison Central/Gulfport) has a seven-game hitting streak.
  • Tyler Hoffman (Fr., Mobile Christian/Mobile Ala.) has won his last two starts.
  • Kole Kittrell (So., Greene County/State Line) struck out all four batters he faced in Game 2 at Co-Lin, picking up a four-out save.

Three Ahead

  • Tuesday, April 2, vs. Pearl River, 3 p.m., Perkinston
  • Saturday, April 6, vs. Northwest, 2 p.m., Perkinston
  • Wednesday, April 10, at Hinds, 3 p.m., Raymond

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