Wolves drop two MACJC road games

Wolves drop two MACJC road games

ELLISVILLE, Miss. – The Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wolves had a five-game winning streak snapped last night at the hands of No. 9 Jones College, 10-1 and 5-0. The losses move the Wolves to 18-13 overall and to 9-9 in league play and place Co-Lin in sole possession of ninth place in the MACJC. The Wolves face another tough road matchup on Friday, April 19 as the team travels to Fulton to take on the No. 4 Itawamba Community College Indians. Games start at 1 and 4 p.m. and links to watch the games live will be published when they become available.

Game One

Jones took an early lead in the bottom of the second of game one as RBI single and a walk gave the Bobcats a 2-0 advantage. That lead grew to 5-0 in the bottom of the third off a sacrifice fly, single, and an error.

Co-Lin got one back in the top of the fourth after Thomas Slagle roped a line drive to center field. The shot plated Joshua Day who singled earlier in the inning.

The Bobcats plated two more in the bottom of the fifth, and three in the bottom of the sixth to stretch the lead to 10-1.

Co-Lin loaded the bases in the top of the seventh but was unable to plate any Wolves.

 Tray Frierson led Co-Lin with two hits, while Brooks Italiano, Konner Allen, Justin Johnson, and Slagle posted one each. Slagle had the Wolves' lone RBI.

Brandon Brown took the loss for Co-Lin as he got the start. He surrendered four runs on five hits over two and a third innings, striking out one. Jay Smith, Zach Smith, and, Bryce Henry all saw action in relief.

Game Two

The Wolves were unable to produce runs in game two as Jones took a 2-0 lead into the third inning. The Bobcats grew that lead to 5-0 off of a pair of RBI singles in the bottom of the third, which were the last runs of the contest.

Konner Allen took the loss on the hill for the Wolves. He lasted five innings, allowing seven hits and five runs while striking out one and walking zero.

Austin Tidwell, Mark Hubbard, Ryan Zimmerman, Slagle, and Day all posted one hit for Co-Lin.