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Rangers to host East Central

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers will host a first-round MACJC baseball playoff series this weekend in Senatobia. NWCC, the co-champions in the North Division, host East Central, the No. 3 seed from the south, Friday at 2 p.m. and a doubleheader on Saturday that begins at noon. The winner of the best-of-three series will then advance to the state championships May 12-14. Admission to the weekend series is $5 for adults, children 12 and under and all Northwest faculty, staff and students will be admitted for free.
The Rangers (27-18) have several former prep standouts playing on the team, including Water Valley’s Josh Johnson and Tank Hervey and Lafayette’s Luke McCullough and Denzel Goolsby. Johnson enters the weekend series hitting .338 with 11 RBIs. He leads the team with 22 stolen bases and has scored 22 runs. Hervey leads the team in wins (7) and has a 3.90 ERA and started nine games on the mound for the Rangers. Goolsby is hitting .333 in 30 at-bats and driven five RBIs. McCullough has played in 34 games, starting 14, and is hitting .205 with one home run and five RBIs. (May 5, 2011, Page 7)

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