Short Shots May 5, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

• Northeast CC fell to Gulf Coast 7-2 on Saturday in the opening game of their MACJC state baseball playoff series.
Game 2 is today in Booneville at noon.
Pearl River used a walkoff single in the bottom of the 10th inning to defeat Itawamba 2-1 and grab a 1-0 series lead. The second game is today at 2 p.m. in Poplarville.

• The Mississippi State softball team can earn the 10th and final spot in the SEC tournament with a victory today at No., 14 Texas A&M. The Bulldogs (32-20, 8-15 SEC) beat the Aggies 6-2 on Saturday.