Starkville Academy baseball

Porter Skelton got the first hit of the season for Starkville Academy with a first inning single on Monday afternoon.

Allen got two strikeouts with the bases loaded and the final one a foul tip that was caught by catcher Micah McGee that preserved a two-run lead. The Volunteers went on to defeat the visiting Hawks 4-2 in the season opener for both ball clubs.

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