JACKSON, TN (WIAT) – The OVC Baseball Tournament opened with a dud for Jacksonville State on Wednesday. Eastern Kentucky blasted three home runs in an 11-2 win over the Gamecocks.
Brent Cobb pitched eight innings for the Colonels (21-32) who are the No.5 seed in the tournament. He scattered nine hits and had four strikeouts to pick up the win. Jacksonville State (32-25) plated two run in the fifth inning, but couldn’t manage anything after that.
Jacksonville State will now play at 11 a.m. on Thursday and will face the Belmont-Southeast Missouri State loser, which will be played later this evening.