All season long West Marion has ridden the dominant right arms of just two starters, Shelby Terrell and Jayden Duncan. In the deciding Game 3 Monday night against their kryptonite St. Andrew’s, the Trojans needed a third pitcher to step up with both of their top pitchers not available because of pitch limits.
Nine Columbia Academy track stars are heading to state this weekend in Jackson after qualifying at the MAIS AAA South State Championship at Silliman Institute April 24 and Saturday, with four claiming a South State title in the 4x800 relay.
The Columbia Wildcats advanced to the second round of the Class 3A playoffs Friday without ever taking the field in the first round.
Seven tennis players from two Marion County schools are gearing up for their individual matches next week at the Class 3A state championships.
There are five players from Columbia High School and two from West Marion High School that will compete beginning Monday at the FNC Tennis Center in Oxford.