Photo Gallery: Tallulah Academy wins MAIS 1A baseball title

Published 10:12 pm Saturday, May 15, 2021

TALLULAH — Tallulah Academy defeated Calhoun Academy 2-1 on Saturday in Game 2 of the MAIS Class 1A championship series, completing a two-game sweep and giving Tallulah the first baseball state title in school history.

Todd Etheridge had two hits, including a game-winning RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Walker Sullivan also had two hits and scored the winning run.

Tallulah finished the season with a 26-1 record. It won its last 25 games, including nearly half of them by the mercy rule.

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Enjoy these photos from Saturday’s championship game, and congratulations to the Trojans!

Etheridge’s walk-off hit gives Trojans Class 1A championship

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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