East Central Community College's fast-pitch softball squad dropped a twin bill to Jones County Junior College March 26 on the Ellisville campus.

The Lady Diamond Warriors fell 7-4 in the opener and were blanked 8-0 in the nightcap of the key MACJC South Division matchup.

Following the setbacks, EC dropped to 20-8 overall and 4-4 in league play.

Amber McBroom belted a two-run homer and Hayley Stephens of Union contributed a two-run double to lead EC's offense in the opener.

Other hitters were A.J. Peeler of Neshoba Central and Morgan Porter of Enterprise, singles each.

In the second contest, EC managed just one hit - a double by Porter.

EC hosts division opponent Pearl River Community College Wednesday.


East Central Community College's golf team finished seventh in MACJC Event #4 held March 25-26, 2013, at Wedgewood Golfers Club in Olive Branch and North Creek Golf Club in Southaven.

Tournament host Northwest Mississippi Community College and Copiah-Lincoln Community College shared top honors in the 36-hole competition by carding a 627 total.

Northwest posted rounds of 319 and 308, and Co-Lin carded scores of 309 and 318.

Mississippi Gulf Coast shot 640 (331-309), followed by Jones County, 647 (334-313), East MS, 649 (336-313); Hinds, 679 (346-333); ECCC, 684 (352-332); Itawamba, 698 (356-342); and Northeast MS, 712 (363-349).

Newton County High School product Lee McDill led EC with rounds of 84 and 77 for a 161 total.

Other team members and their respective scores include Sawyer Williams, a product of Porters Chapel HS in Eldorado, Ark., 173 (89-84); Shelby Patterson of Forest, 175 (91-84); Evan Dowell of Carthage, 180 (88-92); and Aaron Tucker of Leake Central, 183 (96-87).


Tim Anderson's walk-off three-run triple provided East Central Community College with a stunning 5-3 victory over Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the nightcap of their division battle played Friday at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

The Diamond Warriors, who fell 8-3 in the opener, are currently second in the MACJC South Division at 7-3. Jones County leads the division at 9-3.Gulf Coast is fifth at 4-6.

The Diamond Warriors, 15-14 overall, were to take on Hinds Community College Tuesday.

The Eagles are 11-17 overall and 2-8 in league play.

EC travels to Pearl River Community College Saturday.

The division twin bill gets under way at 1 p.m. on the Poplarville campus.