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Bulldogs start 2018 with a doubleheader sweep of Nunez, La.

Bulldogs start 2018 with a doubleheader sweep of Nunez, La.

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs opened the 2018 season with two wins over Nunez Community College, La. here Sunday, 6-3 and 11-1.

Holmes will travel to Blue Mountain on Tuesday at noon for a doubleheader. The Bulldogs will then host Bishop State on Friday at 2/5 p.m. in Jackson at Smith-Wills Stadium on Lakeland Drive.

In game one, Steven Lacey picked up the win. Lacey came in the game in relief of Jeff Crenshaw, who pitched 2 1/3 innings and gave up three runs on four hits with three strikeouts and one walk. Lacey went 4 2/3 innings and gave up no runs on one hit with six strikeouts and one walk.

Anthony Fidanza led the Bulldogs with two hits including a two-run homerun in the first inning. Kendrick LeJeune added a homerun while Paul Green had a triple and J.D. Roberts had a double.

In game two, Kameron Ferguson picked up the win. Ferguson went 4 2/3 innings and gave up one run on two hits with six strikeouts and one walk. Chris Piernas went 1/3 of an inning.

Roberts led the Bulldogs with three hits including a solo homerun.  Brooks Cooper, Colby Ellingburg, Cole Johnson and LeJeune each added doubles.

Photo by Susie Jackson