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Greenwood High School’s Warren Smith pitches against Rosa Fort. The Bulldogs lost two games on Friday to fall to 0-5 in Region 3-4A play.

Pillow Academy suffered a loss and tie in a pair of games played at Indianola Academy Saturday.

The Mustangs (7-2-1) played the host school and dropped a 7-3 decision to the Colonels, who collected 13 hits and took advantage of five walks issued by PA pitching.

Indianola scored a run each in the first and second inning, and five in the sixth. Pillow scored one run each  in the third, fifth and seventh frames.

Lawes McCool had a double and scored a run for the Mustangs, and Gavin Lessley and Shane Houston Stephens had two singles each. Both also drove in one run apiece.

Lake Giachelli had an RBI single and scored a run, and Matthew Jefcoat had a single.

Stephens took the loss on the mound in relief of Giachelli. Stephens worked 21/3 innings, allowing five runs on five hits, walking three and fanning one. Giachelli went the first three innings, giving up two runs on five hits, walking two and striking out two. Gavin Lessley got the final two outs, allowing three hits and striking out one.

In their second game, the Mustangs tied Winston Academy 2-2 in a game called on time limit. Pillow scored a run each in the first and second innings, and Winston plated two runs in the top of the fourth.

Nolan Marshall went all four innings, allowing both runs on three hits, walking two and fanning four.

Giachelli had a solo home run, and McCool had an RBI single. Eli Simmons and Bryce Miller had a single each.

Pillow played at Winona Christian School Monday.

n Carroll Academy: The Rebels earned their fourth win of the season as they beat Calhoun Academy 7-5 Saturday in Calhoun City.

Trailing 5-1 after four innings, Carroll (4-8) scored three runs each in the fifth and sixth innings to pull off the comeback win.

Lofton Holly had a single and two doubles, and Dane Greenlee had two doubles. Gavin Wiltshire, Drew Thomas and Crawford Holly finished with a single and double each, and Logan Taylor had two singles.

In a game from last Thursday at District 1-AA foe Oak Hill, the Raiders came out on top 19-4 to drop Carroll to 0-4 in league play. Greenlee had a double, and James Neill, Brett Harper and Lofton Holly had a single each.

Carroll plays at league foe Winona Christian Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Greenwood High: The Bulldogs dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-5 in Region 3-4A with a pair of losses to visiting Rosa Fort Friday at Whittington Park.

In the first game, Rosa Fort broke a 2-2 tie after the first inning with six runs in the second, two in the third and 10 in the fourth en route to a 20-2 win.

Ahman Edwards went the first innings on the mound for GHS, allowing eight runs. Andrew Strong worked the final two frames, giving up 12 runs.

Cemadre Taylor had a single for the Bulldogs.

The Lions picked up a 16-5 win in the second game as they scored six runs in the first, eight in the fourth, and one each in the fifth and sixth frames. Greenwood scored one run apiece in the second, third and sixth innings, and two runs in the fourth.

Warren Smith took the loss on the mound as he went three-plus innings, allowing 14 runs, hitting three batters, walking 10 and fanning three.

Taylor had two singles for GHS, and DeAndre Smith had a single and triple. Warren Smith and Lavell Nelson had a base hit each.

Greenwood entertains Yazoo City Tuesday at 4 p.m.

J.Z. George: The Jaguars didn’t play well in a pair of games against visiting Riverside High School Saturday in North Carrollton.

Riverside won the first game 15-0 as J.Z. George only managed a single each from WilTavious Williams and Athan Shute. The Bulldogs collected 11 hits off of Williams, who went all three innings, walking seven.

Riverside again had 11 hits in the second game as it beat the Jaguars 19-1. The Bulldogs plated two runs in the first, nine in the second and eight in the third. J.Z. George scored one run in the second.

Jacob Johnson had a single and scored the lone run on an RBI single by Alan Busby. Johnson stole two bases to set up the run.

Nathan Carpenter started on the mound, going 11/3 innings, allowing 10 runs on five hits, walking six and fanning two. Lance Mullen got the final two outs in the second frame,  yielding one run on two hits, walking one and fanning one. Johnson worked the third inning, allowing eight runs on four hits, walking seven and striking out one.

J.Z. George (3-10 overall) played at Central Holmes Monday and hosts Charleston Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Contact Calvin Stevens at cstevens@gwcommonwealth.com.

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