PEARL, Miss. (WDAM) - Right off the bat, West Jones flexed its muscles at Trustmark Park in the class 5A state championships.
Four runs on four hits in the first inning led to an eventual 10-1 win over Lafayette in game one of the state title in Pearl. Southern Miss signee Dustin Dickerson struck out 13 batters and gave up just one run in 6.2 innings on the mound.
The Mustangs are win away from their first baseball state championship. West Jones battles Lafayette in game two on Thursday at 7 p.m.