Southern beats Stillman College 10-3 in sloppy opener

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - It may not have been the prettiest of games, but the Southern Jaguars open up the season with a 10-3 win over Stillman College.

The two teams combined to have nine errors in Friday night's game with six of those coming from Stillman. The Jaguars opened up the game with a three run first inning, where Stillman committed four errors.

The Jaguars blew the game open in the fourth inning with a run four run frame. Four Southern racked up at least two hits.

Kevin Williams, Derrick Hopkins, and Caleb Hatcher all went 2-4, while Tyler Kirksey went 2-3. All together the Jags had 12 hits,, with the Stillman pitching staff gave up a only four earned runs.

Southern pitcher Jessie "Doc" Holiday went five strong innings, allowing 3 hits, 2 runs (1ER), 1 walk, and struck out three batters.

Southern returns to action Saturday at 1:00p.m. to take on Stillman College in game two of the series.

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