Meridian Community College baseball player Kace Garner has been chosen as the MACJC Player of the Week. Garner helped lead the Eagles to a 4-0 record on the week. His week was highlighted by a grand slam against East Central Community College.
Garner, a freshman from Brandon, MS, plays Catcher/Outfield for the Eagles. For the week, Garner batted .583 with two home runs and eleven runs batted in. In an 11-1 win over East Central Community College Garner hit a grand slam and drove in four runs. He also hit a homer and had five runs batted in during a 17-6 win over Copiah-Lincoln Community College.
Garner is batting .307 for the season. He has fifteen home runs and forty-nine runs batted in. His fifteen homers are the fifth most of any player in the NJCAA. The Eagles are currently 29-13 overall and 18-10 in MACJC play. The Eagles begin postseason play Wednesday, May 8 against Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 at Scaggs Field.