BLOG — Oxford and Lafayette will return to baseball diamond Monday in the next stage of the NEMCABB Tournament. The annual tournament is being held at the New Albany Sportsplex. The Commodores, who lost 10-2 to Oxford at Edwin Moak Field Friday night, will play North Pontotoc at 9 a.m.
Oxford’s junior varsity squad will play Alcorn Central at 10 on the junior high field, while the varsity Chargers will play Baldwyn on the same field at 2:30 p.m. The entire tournament is single elimination. Oxford’s varsity is the champion from Region 6.
Baldwyn went 0-3 in Region 3 which includes Tupelo, East Union and Saltillo. Alcorn Central went 1-2 in three games in Region 1. The Golden Bears lost 6-0 to Corinth and Kossuth before defeating Booneville 8-3. North Pontotoc went 0-3 in Region 2 play leading up to Monday’s game. The Vikings lost 13-3 to New Albany, 6-2 to Pontotoc and 4-2 to Ripley.
(June 23, 2013)