Looking Back: 07-04-07

Published 12:54 am Wednesday, July 4, 2007

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Jason Jackson has three hits, including two home runs, and he and starting pitcher Paul Owens combine to strike out 12 batters as the Ferriday Dixie Youth All-Stars take an 8-2 win over the Wallace League All-Stars in a practice game at Carroll-Jones Field.

TEN YEARS AGO — Jason Wimberly and winning pitcher Tyler Walker each go 2-for-3 as the Natchez Devils defeat the Miss-Lou Oilers 9-2 in American Legion action and B&K holds on for an 11-10 win over UMB to win the T.M. Jennings 11- and 12-year-old title.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Derek Matthews goes 4-for-4 with two doubles and D’Wong Hughes goes 3-for-4 with a double as Powerade answers a nine-run rally by UMB in the top of the fourth inning with seven runs in the final two innings for a 20-12 win.

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and the T.M. Jennings 11- and 12-year-old title.