Vidalia takes sole possession of first in 3-2A
Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 16, 2000
CROWVILLE, La. — Vidalia High grabbed sole possession first place in District 3-2A action Saturday with a 5-3 win over Crowville. Both teams entered the contest with 4-0 district records.
The game at Crowville had been rained out twice before being made up Saturday.
Rod Donald (3-4) struck out seven and walked four in the win while Jimmy Raley took the loss for Crowville. He had five strikeouts and one walk.
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In the sixth inning, the Vikings loaded the bases with no outs but Sam Morse lined into a double play. But Adam Probst came through with a two-RBI single to give Vidalia the lead for good and Jarrett Hoffpauir then scored on a passed ball.
&uot;By no means does this put us in the driver’s seat,&uot; Vidalia coach Johnny Lee Hoffpauir said. &uot;It’s good to get the win especially at their place but we can’t let our guard down.&uot;
Vidalia plays at Block Monday in a district game and hosts Crowville next Thursday to end its regular season.
Jarrett Hoffpauir went 3-for-4 to lead the Viking hitting attack.
McComb blanks Natchez
Damien Givens (6-1) and MdComb shut out down the Natchez baseball team, 10-0.
Nolan Coward (2-4) took the loss for the Bulldogs.
Doug Hollowell went 3-for-3 with a double while John Jay was 2-for-3 to pace the McComb hitting attack.
&uot;We just didn’t play well,&uot; Bulldog coach Michael Lindsey said. &uot;The Givens kid threw well. We didn’t put the ball in play.&uot;
Natchez know gets ready for playoff action as the Bulldogs will face Gulfport in a Class 5A first round playoff best of three series.
Natchez finished second in Division 6-5A to Forest Hill.
Adams County Christian School gets back into action Tuesday in a makeup doubleheader at Madison-Ridgeland Academy.
The South AAAA doubleheader starts at 4 p.m.
ACCS’ game at Huntington Tuesday has been cancelled.
Trinity begins sub-district playoff action Tuesday at Franklin in a best of three series.