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You are here: Home Sports Baseball Wolves sweep Northwest on the road

Wolves sweep Northwest on the road

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April 3, 2017

SENATOBIA – The Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wolves broke a 12-game losing streak to Northwest this weekend after a 14-6 and 8-4 sweep of the Rangers. The wins give Co-Lin an 11-14 record on the year and move the Wolves to 6-4 in league play. Co-Lin is back in action Tuesday, April 4 at 3 p.m. as Baton Rouge Community College travels to Wesson. Watch the game live at or listen live at WMJU 104.3 FM Brookhaven.

Co-Lin 14, Northwest 6

The Wolves racked up 14 runs on 14 hits in game one Saturday to secure the victory over Northwest. The scoring barrage started in the second inning when and an error scored both Jaylyn Williams and Kody Smith.

Co-Lin added five more in the top of the third inning. Four straight singles from Matthew Mordecai, Conner Wilkinson, Tyler McCleod, and CJ Estave gave the Wolves a 4-0 lead. Smith drew a walk later in the inning with the bases loaded and scored McLeod freely. Austin O’Flynn followed Smith with a sacrifice fly to stretch the lead to 6-0. Reggie Conner singled late in the inning to plate Williams and give the Wolves 7-0.

In the sixth, Estave brought home Conner on a hard hit single to extend Co-Lin’s lead to 8-0. In the bottom of the sixth, the Rangers lit up the scoreboard with a pair of doubles and a homerun. The offensive explosion cut the Wolves lead to just two, 8-6.

Wilkinson responded for the Wolves in the top of the seventh with a double of his own to score Smith, O’Flynn, and Conner. The hard hit ball to left field gave the Wolves an 11-6 lead and Co-Lin never looked back. Co-Lin plated another three in the eighth inning on a single, sac fly, and a fly out to close the game 14-6.

Estave led the Wolves with three hits, while Conner, Smith, Mordecai, and Wilkinson added two apiece. Wilkins led Co-Lin with three RBIs.

Seven Rangers posted one hit each, while Justin Milam and Aaron Campbell led Northwest with two RBIs each.

Christian Day earned the win for Copiah-Lincoln. He went five and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs, five hits, striking out three, and walking one. Two relievers helped the Wolves close out the victory. Zach James threw three and a third innings. James recorded the last ten outs to earn the save for Co-Lin. Jarod Wright took the loss for Northwest Mississippi Community College. He pitched two innings, allowing six runs, six hits, striking out two, and walking one.

Co-Lin 8, Northwest 4

The Wolves took advantage of a Northwest error in the first inning and scored McLeod on a passed ball to take an early 1-0 lead.

Chandler Dillard blasted a solo homerun in the top of the second inning to give the Wolves a 2-0 lead.

Northwest pushed one across in the bottom of the third with a single to cut Co-Lin’s lead in half, 2-1.

In the fifth, a double from the Rangers scored two to give Northwest their first lead of the afternoon, 3-2. Co-Lin answered in the top of the sixth with six runs after a double, a hit batter, a single, and an error. Northwest added one more run in the bottom of the sixth with a sacrifice fly.

Wilkinson led Co-Lin at the dish with three hits. Dillard, Williams, McLeod, and Smith finished with one hit each. McLeod led the Wolves with two RBIs after driving in two runs.

Dakota Dailey led the Rangers with two hits, while Justin Milam posted two RBIs.

Kyle Whittington earned the win for the Wolves. He tossed one-third of an inning, giving up one run, one hit, and walking one. Anthony Clapp recorded the last five outs to earn the save for Co-Lin. Ian Hawkins took the loss for Northwest. He threw four and a third innings, giving up two runs, four hits, and striking out four.