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Pete Taylor Park and Hill Denson Field may have a different surface come the 2020 season. Southern Miss was forced to make numerous schedule changes this season due to weather and field conditions, so it has forced Southern Miss coach Scott Berry to look for a solution.

HATTIESBURG – For the second time in three years, Southern Miss outfielder Matt Wallner (Forest Lake, Minn.) earned All-America honors, Monday, by the publication Baseball America.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, we touch on the MLB Draft, the Baton Rouge Regional and the PineBeltSPORTS high school baseball All-Area Team.

Former Hattiesburg High star Dexter Jordan took a gamble.

That gamble paid off last Wednesday as the Houston Astros selected Jordan in the 16th round of the MLB Draft.

“I don’t really have a feeling right now,” Jordan said moments after his selection. “I’m exited for myself.”

Senior Graham Crawford was a major piece to the puzzle for the Sumrall Bobcats this season.

PRCC baseball has nine collect postseason honors


POPLARVILLE — Dexter Jordan (Hattiesburg) and Wiley Cleland (Columbia; Columbia, Academy) picked up another honor Tuesday when they were named to the All-Region XXIII Team. Michael Avalon was also named the Region's Coach of the Year.

The All-Region team was selected by the region's coaches.

Pearl River exits World Series Tuesday after 13-12 loss


ENID, Oklahoma — The top-seeded Pearl River Wildcats battled with Pasco-Hernando to the final out in Tuesday’s elimination game at David Allen Ballpark. Despite holding a lead for much of the contest, the Wildcats ultimately fell 13-12.

The loss eliminated PRCC (41-14 overall) from its first World Series berth since 2002.

Pearl River will look to respond after first World Series loss


ENID, Oklahoma — No. 1 seed Pearl River will need to bounce back quickly. After falling to host NOC-Enid 4-2 on Monday, the Wildcats will face Pasco-Hernando in a 1 p.m. rematch Tuesday at David Allen Memorial Ballpark. The loser will head home from the NJCAA Division II World Series, while the winner advances to face NOC-Enid Wednesday.