Left-hander Garrett Crochet turned in a gem of a pitching performance Thursday, tossing a complete game shutout in Ocean Springs’ 2-0 win over DeSoto Central. Crochet scattered four hits and struck out four in the victory. Cooper Brune and Britt McKay each recorded a double and an RBI for the Greyhounds (8-6). Garrett Watson also recorded a double.
Pearl River Central 3, Hattiesburg 2: Hayden LeBeau pitched PRC past the Tigers, striking out 10 in six innings. Cade Lee struck out the side to earn the save. Tristan Schlottman got PRC on the board in the fifth with an RBI single and Lee put the Blue Devils ahead for good in the sixth with a two-RBI single.
St. Martin 6, Lafayette 4: Matthew Thompson improved to 4-0 on the year, striking out three against eight hits. R.J. Fletcher hit a single and triple. Beaux Killeen added two singles for the Yellow Jackets (8-3). Travis Hilton picked up a two-inning save.
McGill-Toolen 5, D’Iberville 0: Nathan Yennie, Trey Forsythe and Ocean Gehrmann each went 2-for-3 for D’Iberville. Forsythe added a double. Bryson Duckworth took the loss for D’Iberville.
Long Beach 3, Mize 0: Austin Allen allowed two hits and struck out eight in the complete game win. Dylan Bursell recorded two hits. Justin Lockey hit two doubles with two RBIs. Clayton Maxwell added a triple. Charlie Wescovich and Allen also hit doubles for LBHS (8-4).
Harrison Central 2, DeSoto Central 1: D’Artagnan Hawthorne’s walk-off RBI single in the seventh lifted Harrison Central over DeSoto Central 2-1 on Wednesday at the Battle of the Beach tournament. Brett Hughes got the win, allowing four hits for the Red Rebels (4-7).
Ocean Springs 4, South Panola 3: Crochet hit a two-run homer for the Greyhounds (7-6) on Wednesday. Malcolm Beaugez hit a homer, Brune added an RBI double. Chance Goley got the win, Crochet the save.
St. Stanislaus 6, Moss Point 4: Levi Knight got the win Wednesday, allowing four hits and striking out three for the Rockachaws (6-3, 1-0 Region 8-4A). Jack Putnum had two RBIs, MacGruder O’Bannon had two RBIs. Ian Wadsworth doubled.
D’Iberville 7, Hernando 4: Grant Cofield earned his first win of the season Wednesday and Trey Brady got the save for the Warriors (6-6). Mike Kozlowski had two hits, Brent Gilbert added two RBIs. Yennie, Forsythe, Eric Thacker all had RBIs.
Biloxi 6, Buckhorn, Ala. 5: Gavin Schmidt’s two-run RBI single was the difference Wednesday as the Indians prevailed. Tucker Thomas had two hits, including a homer to lead the Indians.
Vancleave 11, Pass Christian 5: Gracie Barnett struck out eight in the complete game performance for VHS (5-8, 1-1). Jaelynn Palmer hit a home run with four RBIs. Katelynn Peterson, Kayleigh Stringer and Kaley Salter all had two RBIs.
East Central 6, Bay 0: Taylor Lawson earned the win for ECHS (8-1), scattering three hits in the complete game effort. Madison Parker had two hits and Kayla Collins hit a three-run homer.
Biloxi 4, St. Martin 3: Biloxi’s tennis team defeated St. Martin, 4-3, on Thursday: Biloxi’s Wesley Fontaine defeated Austin McCollam 6-0, 6-0 in boys singles; St. Martin’s Vivona Giorgi defeated Arie Davis 6-0, 6-0 in girls singles; Biloxi’s Matthew Hodge and Logan Spinner defeated Emrik Allen and Maddex Krause 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 boys doubles; Biloxi’s Amis McMillan and Caleb Majerus defeated Gian Porretta and Kaleb Wilkinson 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 boys doubles; St. Martin’s Christine Dalton and Bayley Askin defeated Abby Butera and Anabelle Lawson 6-2, 6-3 in No. 1 girls doubles; St. Martin’s Bric Harrison and Scarlett Harrison defeated Madeline Pitre and Ashland Harbison 6-2, 6-4 in No. 2 girls doubles; and Biloxi’s Sydney Fontaine and Raymond Lam defeated Gavin Denton and Delynsi Chi 6-2, 7-5 in mixed doubles.
Biloxi 5, Long Beach 2: On Wednesday: Biloxi won boys singles, Ryan Raines over A.J. Scafide (6-2, 6-2); Long Beach won girls singles, Nathalie Salvador over Skye Nelson (6-0, 6-1); Biloxi won No. 1 boys doubles, Jacob Butera and Matthew Hodge over Thomas Boettner and John Frye (6-0, 6-0); Biloxi won No. 2 boys doubles, Wesley Fontaine and Logan Spinner over Jackson Dulaney and Anderson Dulaney (6-1, 6-0); Long Beach won No. 1 girls doubles, Emory Hillman and Linsey Stringer over Ella Mitchell and Madeline Pitre (6-2, 6-1); Biloxi won No. 2 girls doubles, Abby Butera and Aerie Davis over Kaitlyn Brewer and Sage Barnett (7-6, 6-4); Biloxi won mixed doubles, Sydney Fontaine and Raymond Lam over Reagan Picchi and Andrew McMillan (6-0, 6-3). Biloxi’s Amis McMillan, Vincent Bui, Caleb Majerus, and Austin Spinner also won matches.