Booneville sweeps Kossuth to advance to North Half

The Booneville Blue Devils find themselves in a familiar series against a familiar foe after sweeping Kossuth in the third round of the state baseball playoffs.

The Blue Devils defeated the Aggies by scores of 8-5 and 9-4 to advance to face division rival North Half. The winner moves on to play for a state championship.

In game 1, Booneville used a 4 run 4th inning and multiple hits from Conner Davis and Jackson McCoy to secure the 8-5 victory. Davis, Joseph Williford and Avery Barnett all had doubles. Williford picked up the victory on the mound.

In the deciding game 2, Booneville got 5 runs in the 7th inning to break open a tied game. Multiple hits from Williford, Barnett and Davis including a Williford homer. Alex Barnett pitched a complete game for the victory.

Booneville split with North Pontotoc in their season series. North Half begins Thursday. You can see more pictures from Prentiss County Sports photographer Larry Glidewell by clicking here.

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