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No. 17 Bobcats rout ECCC 21-4 in game two
 April 10, 2013

DECATUR – Codey Minter and Alex Shermer each homered as the 17th-ranked Jones County Junior College Bobcats crushed East Central Community College 21-4 in five innings in game two of a doubleheader here Tuesday afternoon at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex.

The Warriors won the opener, 6-2.

JCJC is now 23-11 overall and 10-4 in the MACJC South Division. East Central is 19-16 overall, 10-4 in the division. JCJC, East Central and Pearl River are each 10-4 and tied for the division lead.

The Bobcats resume league play with a 2 p.m. doubleheader Saturday at Co-Lin. East Central hosts Southwest on Saturday.

Bobcats 21, Warriors 4

(5 innings)

The issue was never in doubt as the Bobcats led 3-0 after the first inning, 6-1 after two innings, 14-1 after three innings and 18-4 after four.

Shermer homered, doubled and had three RBIS, while Minter homered, singled and also drove in three runs. Josh Pankratz doubled, singled twice and drove in four runs, while Tyler Graves doubled, singled twice and drove in three runs. Jordan Stark had a single and three RBIs, while Collin Dexter singled.

Jon Mark Herrington, 5-0, posted the victory. He went the first three innings, allowed one run, two hits, walked none and struck out two. Dawson Kennard went the final two innings, allowed three hits, three runs (two earned), walked two and struck out one.

The Warriors got a double from Maxwell Harmon and singles from Tim Anderson, Chase Domino, Xzavier Franklin and John Bruening.

Severino Signa, the first of six Warrior pitchers, took the loss. He lasted 1 1/3 innings, allowed four runs, four hits, walked two and struck out one.

Warriors 6, Bobcats 2

Graves had a two-run home run for Jones in the sixth inning, but it was not enough. JCJC’s only other hit was a single by Benji Sullivan.

The Warriors led 1-0 after one inning, 2-0 after three, 5-0 after four and 6-0 after five innings.

Cody Brewer started and took the loss. He went 3 2/3 innings, allowed five hits, five runs (four earned), walked six and struck out five. Jeremy Kidd went the final 2 1/3 innings, gave up one run, three hits, walked none and struck out one.

Domino homered and singled for ECCC, while Anderson also homered. Franklin tripled, John Morgan Berry doubled and Harmon, Ryan Shotts and Terrance Steele each singled.

Caleb McKee was the starter and winner. He went five innings, allowed no hits, walked one and struck out four. Conner West pitched to two batters, allowed two hits and two runs. Blake Dubuisson went two innings, allowed no hits and struck out four.

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