Meridian Star


May 7, 2013

ECCC Baseball to face Northeast in MACJC Tourney

MERIDIAN — After capturing a best-of-three series with Mississippi Delta Community College earlier in the week, East Central Community College’s baseball squad has now set its sights on the 2013 MACJC State Tournament, scheduled May 9-11 at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville.

    The Diamond Warriors (28-19) begin first-round action of the double-elimination event by taking on Northeast Mississippi Community College at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 9.

    The other first-round matchup features a 7 p.m. battle between Northwest Mississippi and Pearl River.

    Game times for Friday’s action are set for noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    The championship battle is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11. If a game seven is required, the matchup will follow at 5 p.m.

    All games are nine-inning contests.

    East Central’s baseball program is led by head coach Neal Holliman and assistants Justin Brewer and Jack Edmonson.

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