ICC baseball sweeps Snead State to move to 4-0

ICC baseball sweeps Snead State to move to 4-0

Game 1: Indians rally to beat Snead State, 5-4

FULTON, Miss. – The Itawamba Community College baseball team picked up a 5-4 come-from-behind win in its home opener against Snead State (Ala.) Community College on Friday.

Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the fifth, the Indians (3-0) scored four runs to take a 4-3 lead. Cason Milliorn (Olive Branch) walked and scored on a single by Jackson Lancaster (Corinth) before Connor Lewis (Corinth) singled and scored on a double by Kyle Crigger (Corinth). Lancaster and Crigger scored on a single by Justin Medlin (Ripley) to take a one-run lead.

Snead State tied things up in the top of the seventh when a run scored on an error. The Indians answered in the bottom half of the inning after the Parsons elected to intentionally walk back-to-back batters to load the bases with one out before Lewis scored on a wild pitch to pick up the 5-4 victory in dramatic fashion.

Lewis was 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored for the Indians.

Sam Harrington (Mooreville) entered in the third inning to pick up the win after striking out 2 batter in 2.1 innings of scoreless and hitless work. Braden Ellis (Saltillo) picked up his first save of the year after inducing a pair of route fly balls to right field to close the door on the Parsons rally in the bottom of the seventh.

Game 2: Indians sweep Snead State with 5-1

The Indians completed the sweep of Snead State (Ala.) Community College with a 5-1 Game 2 victory on Friday.

The Indians (4-0) got things going in the bottom of the second inning when Drew Thomas (Nesbit) and Jackson Lancaster (Corinth) both singled and scored on a double by Connor Lewis (Corinth). Lewis would advance to third on the throw home and later score to give ICC a 3-0 lead when Ray Sandroni (Tupelo) would reach on an error before the Parsons could get out of the inning.

Kyle Crigger (Corinth) would tack on an insurance run with a single to score Lewis in the bottom of the fourth. Crigger went 3-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI.

Austin King (Fulton) picked up the win in his collegiate debut. He allowed no runs on a pair of hits while striking out six and walking one in five innings of work.

The Indians racked up 12 hits in the win with Crigger, Sandroni and Lewis each having multiple hits in the win.

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