Jackson State Sweeps Tougaloo in Non-Conference Series




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JACKSON – The Jackson State baseball team swept Tougaloo 5-3 and 5-1 Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action from Braddy Field.

JSU improves to 19-18 overall.

In game one JSU opened up a 3-0 lead.

Jaylyn Williams put the Tigers on the scoreboard in the bottom of the first with an RBI single to left-center field. Chris Prentissfollowed in the second inning with an RBI triple and Tyler Jonesscored in the fourth inning on a error.

In the sixth inning Raul Hernandez added a sacrifice fly to left field and Dezmond Chumley tripled to center field to push across a run.

Kevin Perez threw six innings and earned the win. Perez scattered three hits, allowed two run and one walk and fanned seven.

The Tigers dominated in the series finale.

Wesley Reyes broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the fourth with a two RBI double and Reyes crossed home plate on a Tougaloo error. Tyler Jones added a sacrifice bunt in the sixth inning.

Brandon Valentin earned the win. The Miami native tossed four innings and allowed six hits and one run (unearned) and one walk and fanned three batters.

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