Gage Kiser struck out seven batters and allowed four hits as Bay High pounded Wayne Academy 12-3 at the Lumberton Classic on Saturday. Kiser also had two hits as the Tigers (1-0) won their opener under new coach Kevin Burdine. Christian Hopgood also had two hits. Bay High also beat North Forrest 11-1 as Cole Brady struck out four in the win. Kiser had three hits.
Ocean Springs 2, East Central 0: Tate Pepper had two hits as the Greyhounds (2-0) beat East Central (0-2) for a second straight game. Evan Hannah drove in a run for the Greyhounds. Garrett Crochet got the victory.
D'Iberville 7, Starkville 3: The Warriors won their opener at the Gulfport Classic. Andrew Bird got the win, struck out seven. Peyton Warren had two hits, including a homer and two RBIs. Austin Knue had two hits and a pair of RBIs. Nathan Wennie had two hits and scored twice. Luther Woullard had a double.
St. Patrick sweeps: Spencer Sliman had three hits, a homer, and five RBIs as the Fighting Irish beat defending 4A state champion St. Stanislaus 10-8. Peter Holland got the win. The Fighting Irish (2-0) beat Pass Christian 7-0 as Jamie Luzenberg had two hits and three RBIs. Bo Bratton hit a homer. Aaron Broadus got the win.
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Gulfport 7, Petal 2: The Admirals improved to 2-0 by winning at the Gulfport Classic.
Harrison Central splits: Jack Sajwaj got the win as the Red Rebels (1-1) beat Hernando at the Harrison Central Classic. Dillon Morgan got the save. Tramone McNeal had two hits. Mason Saucier had two hits and an RBI. Long Beach beat Harrison Central 6-1 in game two. Logan Virgilio took the loss.
West Harrison takes twinbill: The Hurricanes defeated Vancleave 8-2 and Stone County 5-2. Cade Simon and Hunter Simmons were the winning pitchers. Brandon Parker, Kasey Donaldson and Harley Beech had multiple hits against the Bulldogs. Tyler VanNorman and Jay Farlow had multiple hits against the Tomcats.
Long Beach baseball splits on opening day: Long Beach fell to Hernando 5-2, but beat host Harrison Central 6-1. Dylan Collins earned the win, scattering three hits and one earned run over five innings while striking out five. Clayton Maxwell had two hits and two RBIs. Josh Borzik also had two RBIs. Scotty Spears pitched two scoreless frames in relief.
Biloxi 3, Petal 2: Chase Lott had two hits as Biloxi beat Petal in the Gulfport Classic on Friday. Trey Shaffer got the win for Biloxi.
Gulfport 15, Starkville 2: Travis McNett hit a grand slam, Alex Nelms got the win on Friday. Kevin Carter had two hits and two RBIs. Nelms had three hits and two RBIs. Dillon Brown had two hits and scored four runs.
Ocean Springs 1, East Central 0: Drew Windham struck out eight in the winning effort on Friday. Brad Wall drove in the game's only run on a double, scoring Evan Hannah.
St. Martin sweeps opening doubleheader: The Yellow Jackets defeated Moss Point 6-0 in their season opener and then beat Gautier 9-3 on Friday. Chance Groue went 3-for-3 against the Tigers with an RBI and a double. He also earned the complete game win, striking out 15 while allowing two hits. Jacob Gilliland earned the complete game win against the Gators, striking out 13. Groue went 2-for-4 with a double. Brennen Study went 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Nick Vollmuth went 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
East Central sweeps: The Lady Hornets beat Gautier 18-2 and Pascagoula 15-1. Madison Wall and Ilyssa Easton had five hits. Kayla Collins had five RBIs and an inside the park homer for East Central.
Poplarville 7, Bay High 2: Kaley Lambert had two RBI for the Lady Hornets at the Bay High Classic. Manya Gilmore had three hits for Poplarville (2-0), who scored four runs in the first inning. Victoria Pertuit got the win.
West Harrison 5, Robertsdale 0: Stephanie Necaise allowed three hits, Rebecca Cuevas and Jada Walker each had three hits for the Lady Hurricanes at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic.
Biloxi 6 Loyd Star 3: Olivia Holley struck out 10, adding two hits and pair of RBI. Taylor White hit a two-run home run. Stephanie Scott solo home run.
Chris Hudnall of D'Iberville recorded a time of 8.5 seconds in the 60 meter hurdle at the Louisiana Governor's Games Open and Masters Track and Field meet at the Southern track at Baton Rouge. The time makes Hudnall the nation's fastest freshman.