The Golden Eagles improve to 11-4 on the year.
The Saturday game has been moved up to 12 noon due to expected rainy weather later in the day.
Baseball vs Southern University
Made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll during the Fall 2017 semester.
Junior College: Posted a 5-2 record as a sophomore at Hinds Community College for coach Sam Temple…Made 12 appearances, including nine starts...Posted a 3.22 ERA with 50 strikeouts over 44 2/3 innings of work…Complied a 3-1 mark with a 3.75 ERA after pitching 50.1 innings with 48 strikeouts, averaging 8.58 per game.
Prep: Played for Eddie Lofton at Clinton High School…Three-year letter winner for the Arrows, where he competed at a pitcher and first baseman... Finished his senior season with a 7-3 record with a 0.89 ERA in 55 innings pitched, allowing only 35 hits and 20 walks… Hit .416 with 22 hits, 19 RBIs, 24 walks and a .595 on-base percentage… Earned the Most Outstanding Pitching Award and Team MVP and was named to the All-District and 6A Coaches All-State teams… Chosen to play in the D.M. Howie Crossroads Diamond Club All-Star Game and was selected as the game’s Best Defensive Player… Standout performer in soccer as well, where he won the Arrow Award and Captain Award, as well as being named to the All-State team… Earned the Elite Arrow Award and the Algebra II Award… Member of the National Honor Society at CHS.
Personal: Son of Kevin and Laura Jackson…Majoring in Kinesiology (Exercise Science).