A couple of strong pitching performances by Jon Reuben Chesteen resulted in Winona victories over Forest 7-4 and Morton 4-3. In between the two wins, the Tigers were defeated by Choctaw Central 11-4.
"Jon Reuben is throwing it well. He's giving us a chance to win," said Winona Head Baseball Coach Mark Austin.
Winona dropped two baseball games at a three team round-robin tournament hosted by the Tigers last Saturday. Winona was defeated by Water Valley 10-6 and Winston Academy 9-3.
Coach Mark Austin said the Tigers need to improve in all aspects. “We're not fundamentally sound.”
Winona softball was 2-4 in the past week – two victories and four rain outs.
The Lady Tigers defeated J.Z. George 18-0 and French Camp 12-2. Scheduled games with Kosciusko, Florence, Riverside and Shannon were postponed due to the weather.
Winona could have been considered an ungracious host when the Tigers hosted a baseball tournament last Friday and Saturday. Winona totaled 48 runs in wins over Choctaw County 15-7, J.Z. George 18-1 and Kirk Academy 15-5.