Tigers Take Alcorn Series 2-1 with Sunday’s 11-6 Victory

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Date: 3/19/17
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JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State baseball team took the home series against Alcorn State University 2-1 with a 11-6 victory over the braves in game three of the series Sunday afternoon at Robert Braddy Field.

The Tigers now 15-8 overall and 6-3 in conference now holds the best overall record in the SWAC and has the most conference wins in the East Division.

Coming in as a relief pitcher and pitching 4.1 innings, Jose Tirado recorded his first win of the season on the mound for the Tigers. Tirado recorded two hits against, one earned run, one walk, and three strikeouts in his first victory.

At the plate, Bryce Brown went 4-for-5 for three runs to collect the most hits and the most runs in the game. CJ Newsome, sophomore outfielder, went 1-for-3 at the plate but recorded four RBIs to help lead the JSU offense.

Other standout Tigers are Cornelius Copeland and Lamar Briggs who recorded two hits each and Jesus Santana and Stephan Vidal who recorded two runs each.

The Jackson State baseball team will return to the diamond on Tuesday, March 21 when they take on Le Moyne Owen in doubleheader action. The first pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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