Gulf Coast baseball swept by Southwest

PERKINSTON, MS (MGCCC) - The Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs battled back from a 3-0 deficit in game one of a doubleheader against Southwest Mississippi CC but lost 10-8 and dropped game two by a score of 5-1.

The Bulldogs (15-18, 5-11) have now dropped three straight MACJC South Division games heading toward the season's home stretch.

In game one, the Bears smacked three home runs and scored five runs in the top of the ninth to break open a 5-5 game. The Bulldogs responded in the bottom of the ninth with three runs to cut the lead to 10-8, but a double play ended the threat.

Former Harrison Central Red Rebel James Land went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, while Tyler Quave recorded two hits, including a solo home run.

Richie Clark and Adam Cagnina also had two hits for the Bulldogs.

Cam Cochran started the game for Gulf Coast and struck out seven in six innings of work.