Holmes Homers Twice, Extends On-Base Streak To 20 In JSU Series Finale

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Valley State University baseball program got a multi-homer showing from Dreylin Holmes once again but could not slow down the Jackson State offense in a 21-7 defeat over seven innings.

The Basics

  • Final Score: Jackson State 21 | Mississippi Valley State 7
  • Records: Mississippi Valley State (9-14-1, 3-8 SWAC) | Jackson State (16-16, 4-8 SWAC)
  • Location: Jackson, Mississippi – Braddy Field
  • Series History: N/A
  • Winning Streak: Jackson State (W14) | Mississippi Valley State’s Last Win: March 16, 2019 (2-0)

Mississippi Valley State Top Performers

  • Dreylin Holmes registered his third multiple home run performance of the past two weeks, extending his on-base streak to a whopping 20 straight while moving hitting string to nine consecutive. On the day he went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and a pair of runs scored for his fifth outing of both three hits or four-plus runs batted in.
  • Jose Salazar-Ortega also clubbed three hits as well over four at-bats with an RBI plus scoring once, his first three-hit performance of his brief six-game hitting career as he has hit .667 (8-for-12) with five RBIs, three runs, a walk and a double this season.
  • Davon Mims contributed his team-leading eighth multi-hit showing of the campaign, notching two hits, two runs scored, a walk and the team’s lone stolen base.

The Delta Devils return to the friendly confines of Magnolia Field on Thursday for a three-game series with the Alabama State Hornets, game one scheduled for 3 p.m.

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