No. 6 MGCCC travels to Decatur

No. 6 MGCCC travels to Decatur

PERKINSTON — No. 6 Mississippi Gulf Coast hits the road Wednesday to play in what's traditionally a tough place to play at East Central.

First pitch in Decatur is scheduled for 3 p.m. The games will be streamed at https://www.eccc.edu/eccc-media.

Records

  • MGCCC: 16-8/8-2 MACJC, T-4th in conference
  • East Central: 13-9/6-4 MACJC, T-6th in conference

Last Time Out

  • MGCCC didn't allow a run while sweeping East Mississippi 1-0 and 8-0 on Friday. Kristen Cade (Fr., Harrison Central/Saucier) and Avery Sanders (So., Edward Douglas/Thibodaux, La.) pitched shutouts.
  • East Central lost twice to Itawamba on Friday, falling 16-3 and 6-2.

Previous Meeting

East Central swept a doubleheader on March 21, 2018, at Biloxi High School. The Lady Warriors won 7-5 and 8-0.

Quotable

"We're just trying to get more consistent at the plate. The pitchers have been throwing better, so we're trying to be more consistent on defense and at the plate." – Gulf Coast coach Kenneth Long

Notes

  • Shelby Archer (Fr., Pearl River Central/Picayune) is tied for second in NJCAA Division II with 12 home runs.
  • Cade is fourth in the country with 110 strikeouts and 5th with 10.79 K/7.
  • Camryn Williams (So., White Hall/White Hall, Ark.) has hit safely in 10 of her last 12 games.

Three Ahead

  • Saturday, April 6, at Mississippi Delta, noon, at Moorhead
  • Tuesday, April 9, vs. Pearl River, 4 p.m., at Perkinston
  • Friday, April 12, vs. Northeast, 2 p.m., at Perkinston

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