West Lauderdale 2
Newton County 0
The West Lauderdale baseball team kept its perfect disrtict record alive, as the Knights beat Quitman 2-0 Friday night.
Ryan Lane earned the win for the Knights, giving up just two hits while striking out eight batters.
Cole Gullette led West Lauderdale with two hits on the night.
The Knights improve to 14-3 (8-0) on the season.
Newton County 12
Northeast Lauderdale 2
The Newton County baseball team kept pace in district , defeating Northeast Lauderdale 12-2 Friday night.
Peyton Cain got the win for the Cougars, pitching six innings and striking out seven batters.
Will Brand led Newton County at the plate, going 2-2 with three RBIs. Reagan Warren and Dan Nelso also had two hits for the Cougars.
Newton County improves to 14-4 (8-0) on the season.
Scott Central 0
Clarkdale received a solid start from Keaton Smith and beat Scott Central 10-0 Friday night,
Smith( 2-1) pitched six innings, giving up only two hits and striking out 11 batters on the night to earn the win.
Smith and Chance McDonald led the Bulldogs at the plate with two hits each.
Clarkdale improves to 14-3 (7-1) on the season.
Southeast Lauderdale 5
It took extra innings, but the Southeast Lauderdale baseball team was able to take down Forest 5-4 at home Friday night.
Nathan Ross earned the win for the Tigers, pitching three innings while not giving up a run in relief.
Gage Hagan led Southeast at the Plate with three hits.
The Tigers walked off with the win,as Hunter Thrower scored from second base on a throwing error, as the Forest pitcher overthew first base after Ross layed down a bunt single.
Russell Christian 6
Newton County Aca. 3
Dylan Nolan led the Russell Christian Academy baseball team, as the Warriors defeated Newton County Academy 6-3 in Game 1 Friday night.
Nolan threw a complete game and struck out 10 batters.
Jaconn Stephens had three hits for the Warriors.
Russell Christian 2
Newton County Aca. 0
Kyle Russell and the Russell Christian baseball team shutout Newton County Academy, as the Warriors swept the Generals in Game 2
Russell threw all 10 innings for the Warriors, compling 12 strikouts on the night. Dylan Nolan had the game-winning hit.
Russell moves to 10-4 (6-0) with the win.
West Lauderdale 2
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EMCC at home in title bout
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Oak Grove holds on for first ever state title
Kirk McCarty threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Mitchell caught nine passes for 149 yards and Oak Grove beat Tupelo 14-7 to win the Mississippi 6A state championship on Friday night.
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TCU Jumps All Over Miss. State 71-61
Jarvis Ray scored Texas Christian's first two points on a pair of free throws with his shorts on backward.
He was then summoned to the bench, laughing as he made a wardrobe adjustment while a pair of teammates shielded him from the crowd. It was one of the few mistakes the Horned Frogs made all night.
Wildcats Beat Ole Miss 61-58
Marcus Foster and Thomas Gipson scored 15 points each to lead Kansas State, and Marshall Henderson's go-ahead 3-point try with 2 seconds left missed everything, allowing the Wildcats to hang on for a 61-58 victory over Mississippi Thursday night.
Duke ready for FSU
David Cutcliffe learned under Bear Bryant, helped bring a national title to Tennessee and developed the Manning brothers into Super Bowl MVPs.
And his biggest coaching accomplishment might be guiding Duke — yes, Duke — to the ACC championship game.
No charges for Winston
Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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