Former Lafayette High standout Josh Mills helped the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers earn a split with ICC Wednesday to earn a spot in the MACJC playoffs.
Mills and the Tigers beat the Indians 18-8 in the first game of a doubleheader played in Booneville, while the Indians took the second game 7-0.
The Tigers rallied from an 8-0 deficit to win the first game, including six runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Mills had a double in the first game for the Tigers, who are also coached by former LHS head coach Richy Harrelson. The Tigers are now 18-26 overall and 13-10 in the North. (April 26, 2012, Page 7)