ELLISVILLE – Mississippi Gulf Coast's Izzy Werdann homered for the second straight at-bat, but it wasn't enough Saturday afternoon for the No. 7 Lady Bulldogs.
Gulf Coast lost 10-2 to No. 1 Jones County in six innings to drop into the losers' bracket of the MACJC Tournament. The Bulldogs play the winner of the Itawamba-East Central game in an elimination game scheduled for Saturday at 5 p.m.
Werdann (So, Pensacola, Fla./Tate) led off the bottom of the second with a home run to tie the game at 1.
The Lady Bobcats had 13 hits, including a pair of home runs, against two Lady Bulldogs pitchers.
Game 1: Gulf Coast 7, Itawamba 6
Game 2: Jones County 9, East Central 0, 5 innings
Game 3: Jones County 10, Gulf Coast 2, 6 innings
Game 4: Itawamba vs. East Central, 3 p.m.
Game 5: Gulf Coast vs. Game 4 winner, 5 p.m.
Game 6: Jones County vs. Game 5 winner, 1 p.m.
Game 7: If necessary, 30 minutes later
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