Starkville High School head baseball coach Luke Adkins, back, supports players Riley Dawkins, seated left, and Jackson Owen as they sign their scholarships.

Dawkins and Owen played little league baseball together, they played travel ball together and they’ve been with each other for school ball as well. With the Starkville Yellow Jackets, Dawkins has been throwing to Owen for most of his career. The two have a bond a friends, but they also have a bond as pitcher and catcher.

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