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George County, Gulfport products named junior college All-American

Former Gulfport baseball standout Ben Stiglets was named a junior college All-American on Tuesday at Jones County Junior College.
Former Gulfport baseball standout Ben Stiglets was named a junior college All-American on Tuesday at Jones County Junior College.

A pair of Jones County Junior College baseball standouts from the Coast were named NJCAA Division II All-American on Tuesday.

Sophomore right-hander Ben Stiglets, a Gulfport product, made the first team and sophomore left-hander Logan Robbins, a former George County star, landed on the third team.

Both players have signed with Louisiana Tech.

Stiglets finished 11-0 with a 1.59 ERA in 13 appearances, including 12 starts, this season for the Bobcats. He struck out 49 and walked just nine in 79 innings.

Robbins  also had a perfect record on the pitcher's mound, going 12-0 with a 2.30 ERA in 14 starts. He struck out 88 and walked 18 in 66 2/3 innings.

JCJC was one of the top teams in the nation this year, finishing at 46-4.

Erick Hoard, a Brandon native, joined Stiglets as another JCJC player on the first team. The Southern Miss signee batted .413 with 14 homers and 63 RBIs this season.

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