Alcorn Central turned in a 4-1-1 mark during the annual Summer Northeast Mississippi Coaches for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) Championships, reaching the quarterfinals of the 25-team, 24-school tournament.
Central won the Region 1 Tournament, which also included host Corinth, Kossuth and Tishomingo County. AC and Corinth both finished 2-0-1 in the Pool -- tying 3-3 in their contest -- with Central winning via tiebreaker.
Corinth bowed out of the single-elimination championship on Monday, falling to host New Albany 7-5. The Warriors finished the event with a 2-1-1 mark.
Two-time Class 3A champion Kossuth was eliminated from championship play on Monday with a 6-0 loss to Lafayette County. The Aggies went 1-2 at the Region 1 tourney.
Central beat South Pontotoc 9-3 on Monday. The Bears reached the quarterfinal round with a 7-2 win over Houston on Tuesday.
Central’s run ended later in the day with a 7-1 loss to Itawamba.
Play continues today at the New Albany Sportsplex with semifinal and championship action. Itawamba and Grenada vie in one half of the bracket and Tupelo-1 and North Pontotoc play on the other side.
Both semifinal games will be play at 4, with the title contest set for a 6:15 start.
at New Albany Sportsplex
G1: Lafayette Co. 9, Shannon 0
G2: Ripley 4, East Webster 3
G3: North Pontotoc 10, Calhoun City 0
G4: Alcorn Central 9, South Pontotoc 3
G5: Lafayette Co. 6, Kossuth 0
G6: Itawamba 5, Ripley 2
G7: Tupelo-2 11, Mantachie 0
G8: New Albany 7, Corinth 5
G9: Tish County 9, Winona 0
G10: East Union 7, Belmont 0
G11: Amory 9, Booneville 1
G12: Alcorn Central 7, Houston 2
G13: North Pontotoc 11, Tupelo-2 3
G14: Pontotoc 3, New Albany 2
G15: Tupelo-1 12, Tish County 0
G16: Itawamba 7, Alcorn Central 1
G17: North Pontotoc 2, Lafayette Co. 1
G18: Grenada 8, East Union 0
G19: Amory 8, Oxford 6
G20: Grenada 4, Pontotoc 3
G21: Tupelo-1 8, Amory 0
G22: Itawamba vs Grenada, 4
G23: North Pontotoc vs Tupelo, 4
G24: Winner G22 vs Winner G23, 6:15