Corinth advances in state playoffs after pair of shut out victories in first round

Corinth came in to their first round series against Choctaw Central as the heavy favorite, taking on the #4 seed as the top seed from District 1-4A and the #4 overall 4A team in the state according to MaxPreps.

The Warriors from Corinth did what heavily favored teams do.

Corinth picked up a pair of shutout victories to advance to the 2nd round of the 4A state baseball playoffs.

The Warriors took game one 15-0 with Chess Parker picking up the win on the mound allowing just 3 hits in 5 innings of work. Braden Mills led at the plate with a pair of hits including a double and 4 RBI.

Corinth followed that up with a 13-0 win in game 2 with Madden Butler taking the win as the starting pitcher. Butler scattered 3 hits in 7 innings of work to take the victory. Cole Clark led at the plate with 3 RBI.

The Tigers are set to take on Caledonia who swept Yazoo City in the opening round. First pitch is set for Thursday at 6 pm.

Jay Huggins takes home plate under a Choctaw Central tag. Pic Credit: Larry Glidewell/Alcorn County Sports

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