Saturday sends 4 Pine Belt schools to South State
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Saturday was a pleasant contrast to the COVID-ridden spring of 2020. A day full of baseball as several Pine Belt area clubs punched their respective tickets to the South State championships.
Here’s a look at all the scores from around the area:
- Oak Grove (6) Pearl (4)
- Sumrall (4) North Pike (3) – 10 innings
- Stone (7) Purvis (2)
- Taylorsville (13) Mize (8)
- Stringer (5) Richton (2)
*West Jones swept its third-round series on Friday and will face Pascagoula in the Class 5A South State championship.
Softball season in the books
Oak Grove’s terrific softball season came to a sobering halt on Saturday in the Class 6A State Title.
Hernando held the Lady Warriors to just two hits in a 4-0 victory to take the championship series 2-1.
Oak Grove finishes the 2021 campaign with a 23-7 record, region 5-6A championship and first state title appearance since 2013.
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