Weather moves up soccer playoff games, baseball and softball jamborees

Published 8:47 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Warren Central’s soccer teams will resume their quest for a state championship sooner than expected.

Because of rain and thunderstorms that are in the forecast for Saturday, the second-round MHSAA Class 6A playoff doubleheader vs. Neshoba Central has been moved to Friday night.

Warren Central and Neshoba Central will play the girls’ game at 5 p.m. and the boys immediately afterward at 7. Both games are at Warren Central’s Viking Stadium.

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Preseason baseball and softball jamborees scheduled for Saturday have also been moved to Thursday afternoon.

Warren Central’s baseball team will host Clinton in three four-inning games. The junior varsity will play at 3:15 p.m., and the varsity teams will play two games starting at 5:30.

Vicksburg High and Warren Central’s softball teams will join Riverside for a three-team jamboree at VHS’ Softball Swamp field.

Riverside will play Vicksburg at 4 p.m., and Warren Central at 5:30. Vicksburg and Warren Central will then conclude things with an abbreviated preseason game at 6:30 p.m.

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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