West Jones jumped out early and cruised to an 8-2 win over Pearl River Central (21-9) on Thursday. The Mustangs scored six unearned runs -- including five in the first inning -- of the Class 5A third round opener.
Anthony Hickman recorded two hits, including a double. Hayden Dunhurst reached base four times on three walks and a single. Cade Lee took the loss for PRC. The series heads to PRC for a 7 p.m. start Friday.
St. Andrews 7, St. Patrick 1: St. Andrews claimed Game 1 of its Class 3A third round series against St. Patrick, 7-1, on Thursday. The series heads to St. Patrick at 6:30 p.m. Friday.