The Meridian High School baseball team split its two games at the Rush Tournament Wednesday, beating Newton County 9-5 while falling 9-5 to Nanih Waiya at Q.V. Sykes Field.
Starting pitcher Kendrick Walk got the victory during the Wildcat's win over Newton County, pitching six innings while giving up five runs, seven hits and striking out two batters.
Walk also led the 'Cats at the plate, going 4/4 with two RBIs. Aaron Garrett went 2/3 with an RBI and Antonio Watts went 2/2 in the win against Newton County.
Peyton Cain led the Cougars in a losing effort, going 3/ 4 at the plate with two RBIs.
Starting pitcher Luke Rosamond led Nanih Waiya during the Warriors 9-5 victory over Meridian. Along with earning the win on the mound, Rosamond was 4/4 at the plate.
Walk led Meridian in a losing effort, going 3/3 at the plate against Nanih Waiya. Walk finished the day a combined 7/7 with two RBIs for Meridian. Watts and Jamal Horn also had multiple hits for the Wildcats in the loss.
After today's competition Meridian moves to 5-4 on the season. The Wildcats will host Oak Grove on Tuesday at Q.V. Sykes Field.
Starkville 3 (Tuesday)
The Meridian baseball team beat Starkville 6-3 Tuesday night.
Garrett Scott (3-0) earned the win for the Wildcats on the mound, while J-Mar Smith led Meridian at the plate going 2/3 with a double.
The Philadelphia High School baseball team won in dramatic fashion Wednesday, beating Enterprise 3-2 on a walk-off double in the seventh inning during the Rush Tournament at Q.V. Sykes Field.
Greg Eiland played hero for the Tornado's, breaking a 2-2 tie with a game-winning double to clinch the game for Philly. Johntrell Pickens earned the win for the Tornadoes on the mound.
Philly (4-6) will travel to Newton High School on Tuesday.