Hamilton’s Ernest picks up his 400th career victory

By NEMS Daily Journal

With an 8-3 victory over North Pontotoc Monday,
Hamilton Lions head coach Lewis Earnest recorded his 400th career baseball victory.
Earlier in the day, the Lions defeated 9-0 to help reach the milestone as part of action in the ICC Challenge at Itawamba Community College.
Hamilton plays again in the tournament today at 5 p.m. against Itawamba AHS.
Earnest has been the head coach at Hamilton 18 seasons, and Lions won state championships in 1997, 99, and 2001.