St. Joseph and East Union had a dramatic matinee Wednesday in Game 1 of the MHSAA 2A Baseball State Championship. The Bruins led 4-0 early, the Urchins rallied in the 7th to force extras. The game wouldn't be decided until the 10th.
A rundown would spring Joshua Briscoe free to score the winning run. St. Joe would tack on another run, holding on to win 7-6.
Gerard McCall's crew lead the best-of-3 series 1-0. Game 2 is Friday at 4:00pm at Trustmark Park. The Bruins are 1 win away from their first state title since 1977.
MHSAA State Baseball Finals (Trustmark Park)
Nanih Waiya 13, Smithville 5 (1A Game 1)
St. Joseph 7, East Union 6 (2A Game 1)
New Hope/Vancleave in progress (4A Game 1)
7:00pm: George County vs. DeSoto Central (6A Game 1)
1:00pm: Hattiesburg vs. Lewisburg (5A Game 2)
4:00pm: St. Andrew's vs. North Pontotoc (3A Game 2)
7:00pm: George County vs. DeSoto Central (6A Game 2)
1:00pm: Smithville vs. Nanih Waiya (1A Game 2)
4:00pm: St. Joseph vs. East Union (2A Game 2)
7:00pm: New Hope vs. Vancleave (4A Game 2)
Game 3's if necesssary
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