Game of The Week

Game of the Week

Starkville and Lewisburg squared off in some playoff action on Friday, but Starkville had to settle for second. They fell just short of the Lewisburg Patriots by a score of 4-2. Starkville has now taken an ‘L’ in back-to-back games.

Starkville saw three different players step up and record at least one hit. One of them was Jonas Coleman, who went 1-for-3 with a home run. Coleman has been nothing but reliable on the mound: he hasn’t given up more than two walks in three consecutive pitching appearances.

On Lewisburg’s side, Matthew Osteen looked comfortable as he pitched three innings while giving up just one earned run off one hit.

On the hitting side, Kody Gilmore was excellent, scoring a run while going 3-for-4.

Starkville’s defeat ended a seven-game streak of wins at home and dropped them to 14-14. As for Lewisburg, they have been performing well recently as they’ve won four of their last five matchups, which provided a nice bump to their 22-8 record this season.

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