High School Sports

Prep roundup: Gulfport golfers top tournament standings

Gulfport's Alexis Arnoult, Layla Dubra and Savannah Waugh helped lead the Lady Admirals to a tournament title on Monday at the Millbrook Golf and Country Club. Arnoult had the second-best score with a 44 in the nine-hole tournament.
Gulfport's Alexis Arnoult, Layla Dubra and Savannah Waugh helped lead the Lady Admirals to a tournament title on Monday at the Millbrook Golf and Country Club. Arnoult had the second-best score with a 44 in the nine-hole tournament.

Gulfport’s girls golf team turned in an impressive showing Monday, winning the Millbrook Golf & Country Club nine-hole tournament with a 95. Pass Christian (107), Long Beach (110), Pearl River Central “A” (113), Gautier (126), Picayune (127) and Pearl River Central “B” (134). Alexis Arnoult led GHS and was the low medalist runner-up with a 44. Layla Dubra (51) and Savannah Waugh (53) rounded out the Lady Admirals team. Gracie Holly of Long Beach shot a 43 to earn low medalist honors.

Baseball

Lamar Christian 7, Christian Collegiate Academy 2: Japheth Hodges and Jake Ashley both scored runs off of a Brady Carrell single for CCA.

Bay 10, Moss Point 6: Cole Brady struck out seven in the complete-game win for Bay (12-6, 3-4). Gage Kiser and Joe Bell led the Tiger offense with three hits apiece.

Long Beach 1, West Harrison 0: Justin Lockey struck out eight and allowed just three hits in the complete-game win. Clayton Maxwell hit a double and Charlie Wescovich drove in the game’s lone run for LBHS (14-6, 4-1).

St. Stanislaus 6, Pass Christian 1: Levi Knight scattered four hits and struck out 12 for the complete game win. Knight and Magruder O’Bannon each had two hits. Ian Wadsworth hit a triple. Nick Hertz and Jack Putnam each hit doubles. SSC improved to 11-6, 5-2.

Picayune 6, Stone 5: Jacob Brumley tallied the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the seventh. Elisha Hickman earned the win in relief.

D’Iberville 3, Ocean Springs 1: Justin Husley struck out six and scattered five hits in the complete game win. Cooper Brune struck out eight in the loss of OSHS (12-9, 5-2). Hunter White was 2-for-3 for D’Iberville (10-10, 4-3) with an RBI-double.

East Central 8, Vancleave 2: Colin Danley struck out 13 while allowing six hits and one walk for ECHS (13-7, 7-2). Louis Morgan was 2-for-3 with a double, homer and two RBIs. Brad Cumbest was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs. Josh Avila was also 2-for-3.

Resurrection 3, Stringer 1: Brandon Holliday struck out five in six innings to earn the win.

Gulfport 4, Harrison Central 2: Blake Johnson picked up the win for the Admirals (20-1), and Holden McHugh earned the save. Dillon Morgan went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs for HCHS.

Other scores: George County 1, St. Martin 0.

Softball

Pearl River Central 11, Hattiesburg 0 (5 inn.): Taylor Harris and Jade Latham combined for a two-hitter in the circle. Shelby Archer hit a walk-off two-run homer to end the game. Payton Lee accounted for a double and two walks to lead PRC (15-4) batters.

East Central 15, Bay 2 (5 inn.): Taylor Lawson improved to 7-2 on the year, surrendering just two hits for ECHS (18-4, 6-1). Maranda Busby (two hits, three RBIs) and Madison Parker (three hits, two RBIs) led East Central’s offense.

Harrison Central 14, Biloxi 2 (6 inn.): Juli Evans earned the win for HCHS (16-3, 4-0) with five strikeouts. Zharia Richardson had two hits and a team-best four RBIs. Desirea Lindsey tallied three hits including a triple with two RBIs. Janiyah Pittman also collected two hits.

Hancock 7, Gulfport 3: Rylee Swilley struck out eight and tallied two stand up doubles at the plate. Brailey Smith also had two stand up doubles with an RBI for Hancock (7-8, 3-1).

Pass Christian 5, Vancleave 1: Amber Funderburk led Pass Christian with a 3-for-5 effort, including one double. She also surrendered just one hit in the circle while striking out 11. Brooke Roach hit a solo homer in the game.

Resurrection 8, Stringer 6: RCS clinched Region 8-1A on Tuesday, stamping its first championship since 1999. Gia McElroy struck out five and also drove in two runs. Daja Cowan had three hits with two RBIs. Shayla King hit a homer and finished with two RBIs. Cianna Mallette also had two hits with an RBI.

Other scores: Ocean Springs 10, D’Iberville 1.

College commitment

Bearcat staying close to home: Maxwell recently announced he plans to stay close to home, committing to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Maxwell is a second Bearcat-turned-Bulldog, joining Lockey as a MGCCC commit. Heading into Tuesday’s game against West Harrison, Maxwell was leading all LBHS regulars with a .379 batting average, 22 hits, 18 RBIs, and 10 extra-base hits (including eight doubles).

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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