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c spire Baseball News

CCC Baseball Golf Tournament Announcement
East Mississippi Community College To Conduct Baseball Tryouts Sunday On Scooba Campus
Two ICC Baseball Standouts Continue Their Careers
Weather Prompts Second Postponement Of Summer Showcase At Pearl River
ECCC Baseball Players Receive End Of Year Awards
ORTHEAST BASEBALL SET TO INSTRUCT NEXT GENERATION WITH ANNUAL YOUTH CAMP
Randy Bell And Jonathan Washam Chosen As MACJC Players Of The Week
Seven Co-Lin Baseball Players Garner Postseason Accolades
Five Baseball Bobcats Garner Postseason Honors
MGCCC Places Five On All-MACJC Second Team
River’s Mount On All-Region 23 Team, Joins Hayes On All-MACJC Squad
Ross, Short Earn All-MACJC Baseball Honors
Six Bulldogs Receive Postseason Honors
MACJC Baseball Players Of The Week - Week Fifteen
Postseason Honors Pour In For Hinds CC Baseball
Six Rangers Named To MACJC All-State Baseball Team
Land Named All-MACJC Baseball Team
JCJC’s Jones Inks With Murray State University
Co-Lin Baseball Camp Set For June 15-18
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
CCC Baseball Golf Tournament Announcement
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Coahoma Community College

The Coahoma Community College baseball program will sponsor a golf tournament July 10th at the Clarksdale Country Club, with proceeds going toward renovation of the baseball field at the Eddie C. Smith Sportsplex on the campus of CCC. All supporters of CCC baseball and Coahoma Community College are encouraged to attend.

The format of the event will be a four-man scramble, and the first tee time on July 10th will be at 8:30 am. Individuals are encouraged to bring their own golf carts, if possible, or call coachTommy Foster to make arrangements.

Cost will be $100 per person ($400 per team). Prizes will be given out for longest drive, longest putt and closest to the pin.

Contact Tommy Foster (662-710-0695, tommyfosterbaseball@yahoo.com) or Lee Hodge (662-902-5527, lhodge@coahomacc.edu) to register or for further details.

Registration is also available online by visiting http://coahomasports.com/sb_output.aspx?form=13

c spire Men's Basketball News

Two ICC Basketball Standouts Sign To Continue Their Career
CCC Basketball Camp To Be Held June 11-12
JCJC’s Cunningham Inks With UAPB
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
Receive ECCC Men’s Basketball Awards
Presented ECCC Women’s Basketball Awards
SMCC's Justin McCray Receives The Prestigious Lyceum Scholarship To The University Of Mississippi
Longtime Coaching Legend Farris Promoted To NEMCC's Athletic Director
Stringer And Tyler Set To Become Next CCC Men’s Basketball Coaches
River Hoops Camp Set For June 1-3
Lady Warrior Junior High Basketball Camp Scheduled June 7-10 At ECCC
SMCC's Trent Jeffries, Cortney Epting Signings
JCJC Honors Spring Sports Athletes
ECCC Basketball Standouts Announce College Choices
Williams And Thomas Sign With Universities
East Mississippi Community College To Hold One-day Basketball Camp June 22 On Scooba Campus
Former Players Donate Portrait Of Coach A.B. Howard To JCJC
CCC Athletics Program Wraps Up 2014-15 With Banquet And Awards Ceremony
Two ICC Basketball Standouts Sign To Continue Their Career
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Itawamba Community College

FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College’s men’s and women’s basketball programs announced that Lakee Westbrook of Shannon and Ricki Hooker of Olive Branch have signed National Letters of Intent to on to the next level.

Both ICC standouts will continue their careers just to the northwest in Arkansas with Westbrook signing with Ouachita Baptist University and Hooker with Philander Smith College.

Westbrook averaged 13.7 points, 3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game started all 23 games last season and earned a spot on the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) North All-Star roster.

In his freshman season, Westbrook played a key role in helping the Indians win the MACJC Championship and make it to the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 Tournament. The 6’2” guard will join a Tiger squad who finished 20-6 last season.

Hooker averaged 3.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists per game off the bench in 24 contest last season. She battled midseason injuries, but returned during the postseason to help the Lady Indians win the MACJC North Division and NJCAA Region 23 titles.

The 5’2” guard picked up 1.8 steals per game as well and including three in the NJCAA Region 23 title game to earn the Lady Indians a spot in the NJCAA National Tournament in Kansas. Hooker will join the Panthers who finished 18-10 last season.

For more information on ICC Basketball and the eight other intercollegiate athletic programs, follow ICC Athletics on Twitter (@LetsGoICC) and visit LetsGoICC.com.

c spire Women's Basketball News

Two ICC Basketball Standouts Sign To Continue Their Career
Two ICC Basketball Standouts Sign With Prairie View A&M
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
Longtime Coaching Legend Farris Promoted To NEMCC's Athletic Director
JCJC’s Johnson Signs With William Carey
River Hoops Camp Set For June 1-3
Banks Signs With Troy
JCJC’s Daggans Signs With University Of Mobile
ECCC Lady Warrior Basketball Team Camps Scheduled
SMCC's Trent Jeffries, Cortney Epting Signings
JCJC Honors Spring Sports Athletes
ECCC Basketball Standouts Announce College Choices
East Mississippi Community College To Hold One-day Basketball Camp June 22 On Scooba Campus
CCC Athletics Program Wraps Up 2014-15 With Banquet And Awards Ceremony
Lil’ Tigers Basketball Camp Set For June 22-26
ICC Announces Summer Athletic Camps
JCJC Names Bilderback Women’s Head Basketball Coach
CCC Legend McCastle Inducted Into MACJC Hall Of Fame
Two ICC Basketball Standouts Sign To Continue Their Career
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Itawamba Community College

FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College’s men’s and women’s basketball programs announced that Lakee Westbrook of Shannon and Ricki Hooker of Olive Branch have signed National Letters of Intent to on to the next level.

Both ICC standouts will continue their careers just to the northwest in Arkansas with Westbrook signing with Ouachita Baptist University and Hooker with Philander Smith College.

Westbrook averaged 13.7 points, 3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game started all 23 games last season and earned a spot on the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) North All-Star roster.

In his freshman season, Westbrook played a key role in helping the Indians win the MACJC Championship and make it to the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 Tournament. The 6’2” guard will join a Tiger squad who finished 20-6 last season.

Hooker averaged 3.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists per game off the bench in 24 contest last season. She battled midseason injuries, but returned during the postseason to help the Lady Indians win the MACJC North Division and NJCAA Region 23 titles.

The 5’2” guard picked up 1.8 steals per game as well and including three in the NJCAA Region 23 title game to earn the Lady Indians a spot in the NJCAA National Tournament in Kansas. Hooker will join the Panthers who finished 18-10 last season.

For more information on ICC Basketball and the eight other intercollegiate athletic programs, follow ICC Athletics on Twitter (@LetsGoICC) and visit LetsGoICC.com.

c spire Football News

Coahoma Community College Football Camp
Four Games In Booneville Highlight NEMCC's 2015 Football Schedule
NORTHEAST FOOTBALL SCHEDULES ANNUAL FUNDRAISER GOLF TOURNAMENT
Former Hinds CC Football Star Kirby Wixson Named To Rimington Trophy Watch List
Northwest Announces New Flagship Radio Station
Northwest Football To Host 7-on-7 Championship, OL/DL Camp
Northeast Hosts Third Annual NEMFCA All-Star Game On Wednesday Night
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
Jason Campbell FCA Camp Set For June 6 At JCJC
Longtime Coaching Legend Farris Promoted To NEMCC's Athletic Director
JCJC Holds Quarterback/Wide Receivers Camp On June 8
JCJC Holds 7-on-7 Team Passing Camp
JCJC Holds Offensive Line/Defensive Line Camp
Football Continues To Build Incoming Recruiting Class
CCC Football Announcement May 11
ICC Announces Summer Athletic Camps
JCJC Honors Spring Sports Athletes
SMCC Cason Bickell Heading To University Of Memphis
Coahoma Community College Football Camp
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Coahoma Community College

The CCC Youth Football Camp will be held June 22-23 at James E. Miller Stadium on the campus of CCC! The camp is open to all ages 6-12 and will feature Tiger coaching staff, who will instruct participants on football fundamentals during the free two-day event.

For more details or to register, contact assistant coach Jason Morgan at 662-621-8554. You can also register online by visiting http://coahomasports.com/sb_output.aspx?form=12.

c spire Golf News

CCC Baseball Golf Tournament Announcement
Ross Named NJCAA First Team All-American
Gulf Coast’s Hickam, Motter Finish Second At Nationals
Northeast Golf Day Four Results At NJCAA National Tournament
EMCC Sophomore Steven Eilders Finishes Tied For 52nd At NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship
East Mississippi Earns No. 18 National Ranking In Final NJCAA Baseball Poll For Second Straight Year
TULL WORKS THROUGH DANGER TO REMAIN IN CONTENTION AT NATIONAL TOURNEY
Hickam Retains Lead At National Tournament
Northeast Golf Day Three Results At NJCAA National Tournament
EMCC’s Steven Eilders Enters Final Round Of NJCAA Division II Golf Championship Among Middle Of The Pack
Hickam Leads Gulf Coast To Second Place
EMCC’s Steven Eilders Sits Among Top Third Halfway Through NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship
Northeast Golf Day Two Results At NJCAA National Tournament
MGCCC's Snell Inducted; Motter, Kawell Earn GCAA Awards
EMCC’s Steven Eilders Cards 1-over-par 73 On Opening Day Of NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship
MGCCC In Fourth After NJCAA First Round
Northeast Golf Day One Results At NJCAA National Tournament
Motter Named PING All-American
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
CCC Baseball Golf Tournament Announcement
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Coahoma Community College

The Coahoma Community College baseball program will sponsor a golf tournament July 10th at the Clarksdale Country Club, with proceeds going toward renovation of the baseball field at the Eddie C. Smith Sportsplex on the campus of CCC. All supporters of CCC baseball and Coahoma Community College are encouraged to attend.

The format of the event will be a four-man scramble, and the first tee time on July 10th will be at 8:30 am. Individuals are encouraged to bring their own golf carts, if possible, or call coachTommy Foster to make arrangements.

Cost will be $100 per person ($400 per team). Prizes will be given out for longest drive, longest putt and closest to the pin.

Contact Tommy Foster (662-710-0695, tommyfosterbaseball@yahoo.com) or Lee Hodge (662-902-5527, lhodge@coahomacc.edu) to register or for further details.

Registration is also available online by visiting http://coahomasports.com/sb_output.aspx?form=13

c spire Rodeo News

Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
Will Tindall Signs Rodeo Scholarship With Northwest
EMCC Rodeo Teams Place Second In Women’s And Third In Men’s At West Point’s Eagle Ranch
EMCC Set To Host NIRA Ozark Region Collegiate Rodeo Beginning Thursday At West Point’s Eagle Ranch
Kelsey Kennemer Leads EMCC Women To Team Rodeo Title At UA Cossatot-hosted Event In Arkansas
Hinds CC Receives New Athletic Weight Room
Hinds CC Student-athletes Named To Who’s Who
East Mississippi Rodeo Teams Place Fourth In Both Men’s And Women’s Competition At Murray State-hosted Event
East Mississippi Rodeo Teams Place Fourth And Seventh At Three Rivers College Event
EMCC Women’s Rodeo Team Makes School History With First-place Finish In Fall Opener At Missouri Valley College
ECCC Athletic Teams Recognized For Academic Excellence
ECCC Leads Nation In Student-Athlete Honors
Thirty Northwest Student-Athletes Named MACJC Academic All-State
EMCC’s Fisher-Pruitt Team Roping Tandem Finishes 10th To Secure School-best, 28th-place Team Rodeo Finish At 2014 CNFR
Team Roping Tandem Of Colt Fisher And Justin Pruitt To Represent EMCC Rodeo At CNFR In Wyoming
Ben Cullum Wins Ozark Region In Bull Riding
Holmes CC Sports Hall Of Fame Set For April 24
East Mississippi Captures Third Men’s Team Rodeo Title In Four Years By Earning Top Honors At Northwest Mississippi Event
Results Of The MACJC Holmes CC Crappie Rodeo Tournament On Grenada Lake
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
Release Date: 5/18/2015
Pearl River Community College

originally scheduled for May 16, has been postponed until Wednesday, May 27 due to bad weather conditions.

Registration for the event will start at 3 p.m. with the showcase beginning at 4 p.m.

College and professional scouts will be in attendance for the pro-style workout for incoming college high school freshman and 2015 high school graduates.

Registration cost is $75.

For more information, go to http://www.prcc.edu/files/athletics/2015SummerShowcase.pdf


c spire Men's Soccer News

Pearl River Soccer Camp On Tap For June 25-27
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
Longtime Coaching Legend Farris Promoted To NEMCC's Athletic Director
JCJC Offers Boys Team Soccer Camp June 22-26
JCJC Holds Bobcat Soccer Academy June 29-July 2
Co-Lin Soccer Camp Scheduled For June 1-3
ICC Announces Summer Athletic Camps
JCJC Honors Spring Sports Athletes
ICC Announces Summer Athletic Camps
East Central Softball Shuts Out Pearl River In First Game Of State Tournament
Hinds CC Men’s Soccer Program Completes Service Project
Hinds CC Soccer Announces 2015 Schedule
Co-Lin Holding Men’s Soccer Tryout
Noel Hired To Lead Co-Lin Soccer
Hinds CC Soccer Camp Set For June 1-5
A’Darius Steele Chosen For Select Health Care Program
JCJC’s Diakite Signs With Faulkner University (Alabama)
NEJ's Taylor Signs To Play Soccer At JCJC
Pearl River Soccer Camp On Tap For June 25-27
Release Date: 5/19/2015
Pearl River Community College

POPLARVILLE --- The Pearl River Community College Soccer Camp for high school boys is set for June 25-27 (Thursday through Saturday) here on the PRCC campus.

Wildcat head coach Paul Martin, who guided his squad to a three-straight MACJC-Region 23 championship this past fall, said and impressive staff of coaches from William Carey University and Spring Hill College, as well as other professionally licensed personnel will be on hand to work with players to advance their basic ball skills.

“We’re very excited to get to work with and observe the potential and progress of possible future collegiate players,” he said.

For additional information or to register, go to www.pearlriversoccercamps.com


c spire Women's Soccer News

Hinds CC Women’s Soccer ID Camp Moved To July 16
Pearl River Soccer Camp On Tap For June 25-27
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
Longtime Coaching Legend Farris Promoted To NEMCC's Athletic Director
JCJC Holds Bobcat Soccer Academy June 29-July 2
Co-Lin Soccer Camp Scheduled For June 1-3
ICC Announces Summer Athletic Camps
JCJC Honors Spring Sports Athletes
ICC Announces Summer Athletic Camps
ECCC’s Tesia Keith To Continue Soccer Career At Trinity Baptist
EMCC’s Hunter Harmon Sits Two Shots Off First-round Lead At NJCAA Region 23 Championship In Laurel
Co-Lin Holding Women’s Soccer Tryout
Hinds CC Soccer Announces 2015 Schedule
Noel Hired To Lead Co-Lin Soccer
Hinds CC Soccer Camp Set For June 1-5
Hinds CC Women’s Soccer To Host Recruiting ID Camp
ICC Announces Strother As New Women’s Soccer Coach
MGCCC’s Chris Handy Named NSCAA 2014 Men’s South Coach Of The Year
Hinds CC Women’s Soccer ID Camp Moved To July 16
Release Date: 5/26/2015
Hinds Community College

RAYMOND – Marcille McLendon, head women's soccer coach at Hinds Community College, has postponed the first annual Hinds Soccer ID recruiting camp that was set for this weekend to Thursday, July 16 due to incoming weather and the Mississippi State Cup being held.

The ID camp, a workout for rising female high school seniors, will still follow the original format.

The schedule for the first ID camp is as follows:

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – Training session at Tom Shepherd Field

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Lunch (which will be provided)

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Hinds Community College campus tour

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. – Training session at Tom Shepherd Field

The cost of the camp is $30, which includes the events listed above, plus lunch and a camp t-shirt, and can be paid on the morning of the camp.

The ID camp will take place at Tom Shepherd Field on the Hinds Community College Raymond Campus. All participants must bring a valid current physical form with them to the workout, as well as cleats, shin guards, water and for those are under the age of 18, a legal guardian.

For more information please call coach McLendon at 601.857.3331 or email her at marion.mclendon@hindscc.edu

For more on Hinds soccer go to www.hindsccsports.com.


c spire Softball News

JCJC Softball Camp Attracts 23 Youngsters
ECCC Softball Players Receive End Of Year Team Awards
Three ECCC Softball Players Earn All-Region 23 Honors
Hannah Matthews: Finding A Home Away From Home
ECCC’s Mahalia Gibson Named First Team Softball All-American
JCJC’s Holifield, Dew, Seale Named NJCAA Division II All-Americans
Crum And Brashier Honored With Postseason Awards
ICC Freshman Finishes Season As Nation's ERA Leader
ECCC Softball Players Earn First Team All-State Honors
SMCC Softball Camp Announces June Dates
NORTHEAST SOFTBALL BEGINS BUSY SUMMER IN BOONEVILLE WITH ANNUAL KIDS CAMP
River Softball Standouts Hickman, Holloway Named To MACJC All-State Squad
Lady Wolves Softball Camp June 15-17
Four ECCC Softball Players Win Awards At National Championship
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
ECCC Softball Lady Diamond Warriors Finish 2nd In Nation At NJCAA National Championship
Nowell Receives ECCC Softball Scholar Athlete Award
ECCC Defeats No. 1 Seed Phoenix College To Stay Alive In National Championships
JCJC Softball Camp Attracts 23 Youngsters
Release Date: 5/29/2015
Jones County Junior College

ELLISVILLE – Rain did not deter the annual Jones County Junior College Kids Softball Camp.

There were 23 youngsters ages 6-12 who participated in the camp May 26-27 at Community Bank Park. Because of rain, the campers stayed in the JCJC hitting facility on the opening day of the camp, but were able to get outside on day two.

The youngsters learned basic fundamentals of the game, such as batting, throwing, fielding and running at the camp.

JCJC head coach Chris Robinson, associate head coach Bob Herrington, assistant coach Carlos Castro and several members of the Lady Bobcat team were instructors at the camp.

c spire Tennis News

Both Bobcat Tennis Teams Finish Ranked In Top 20 In Final ITA Poll
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
ICC Earns Top 15 Finish In National Tennis Tournament
ICC’s Robbins Captures NJCAA Consolation Championship
Presented ECCC Men’s Tennis Awards
O’Neill Honored For Service At ECCC
Presented ECCC Women’s Tennis Awards
Bobcats Conclude Play In NJCAA Division I Tennis Tournament
MGCCC Finishes 12th At NJCAA Tennis Tournament
Robbins’ Run Continues, Advances To Finals In Texas
Rain Delays Play At NJCAA Tennis Tournament
Longtime Coaching Legend Farris Promoted To NEMCC's Athletic Director
Rain Halts Second Day Of Play In Tennis Nationals
Flowers-Wilson Lose In NJCAA Quarterfinals
Blackburn, Bourgeois Win ITA Awards
Results And QuickCap: ICC Nets Six Wins To Open NJCAA Tournament
MGCCC Wins Six Matches At NJCAA Tournament
ICC Wraps Up Stellar Season With Top 20 Finish In Nationals
Both Bobcat Tennis Teams Finish Ranked In Top 20 In Final ITA Poll
Release Date: 5/26/2015
Jones County Junior College

ELLISVILLE – Both Jones County Junior College tennis teams ended the season ranked in the Top 20 in the final ITA Junior/Community College team rankings. The Lady Bobcats were rated No. 16 in the final poll.

Jenna Hegwood (Petal) was rated No. 37 in singles, while she and Shelby Gilliland (Petal) were rated No. 24 in doubles.

The Lady Bobcats finished 16th in the NJCAA Division I National Tournament in Tucson, Arizona, in early May.

For the men, Graham Lightsey (Petal) finished 42nd and Josiah Lim (Shreveport, Louisiana) was 45th in singles.

The Bobcats came in 22nd in the NJCAA Division I National Tournament in Plano, Texas, in mid-May.

To view the full rankings, go to http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings.htm

c spire Track News

Hinds CC Men’s T&F Finishes 16th In The Nation At Outdoor Nationals
Hinds CC Women’s T&F Ends 2015 Campaign In 22nd Place At Outdoor Nationals
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
CCC Athletics Program Wraps Up 2014-15 With Banquet And Awards Ceremony
CCC Track Concludes 2015 Season At Jace LaCoste Invitational
Hinds CC Women’s T&F Competes At Jace LaCoste Invitational
Hinds CC Men’s T&F Wins 4x100 Relay At Jace LaCoste Invitational
CCC Track Runs In Jonesboro, Preps For Year-End Meet At Mississippi State
Inds CC Men’s T&F Wins Three Events At MCC Relay Invitationals
Hinds CC Men’s T&F Finishes Eighth At MC Twilight Invitational
Hinds CC Women’s T&F Finishes In Sixth Place At MC Twilight Invitational
CCC Track Continues Success At Rhodes College
CCC Track And Field Opens 2015 Season
Hinds CC Men’s Has Two Top-six Finishes At NJCAA Indoor Nationals
Top Louisiana Hurdler Signs With Hinds CC Men’s Track & Field
CCC Track And Field Preps For Season Opener
Pearl River’s Tuesday Twin Bill With Baton Rouge Rescheduled
Hinds CC Women’s Track Competes In LSU Twilight
Hinds CC Men’s T&F Dominates At LSU Twilight
Hinds CC Men’s T&F Finishes 16th In The Nation At Outdoor Nationals
Release Date: 5/18/2015
Hinds Community College

RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College men’s track and field team finished 16th in the country out of 48 teams at the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Outdoor Nationals in Hutchinson, Kan., over the weekend.

Despite numerous rain and lightning delays, the Eagles still had 11 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Americans, which were all the members of the 4x100 meter and 4x400 meter relay teams, plus participants in the high jump, 400-meter hurdles and 400-meter dash.

The 4x100 meter relay team of Doug Ball (Flora), Jordan Burks (Athens, Ala.), Deante’ Early (Baton Rouge, La.) and Ray Gibson (Hollandale) came in fourth in the nation with a time of 40.62 seconds.

The 4x400 meter relay team of JaDarrius Perryman (Fayette), Kyler Perrault (Carencro, La.), Early and Curtis Walker (Lexington, S.C.) ran the event in 3:30.23 to come in eighth place overall.

Jerin Allen (Gulfport) came in fifth place overall in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 9 and ¾ inches.

John Hightower (Landover, Md.) was a sixth place finisher in the 400-meter hurdles with a finish of 53.27 seconds.

Early had a time of 49.71 seconds in the 400-meter dash, good enough for a seventh place overall finish.

For more on Hinds track and field go to www.hindsccsports.com.