After 13 years at the helm of the Kosciusko High School baseball program, Jonathan Jones made his resignation public via a social media post on Twitter Monday evening. Jones will return to his Alma Mater to lead the Neshoba Central baseball team next season.
The Kosciusko Lady Whippets dropped two contests to Tishomingo County in the MHSAA Class 4A North State championship series to conclude their season at 31-3.
Despite dropping a decisive third game to Pontotoc on Monday night to conclude its season, the Kosciusko High School baseball team had a very strong season (21-9-1) that saw the Whippets advance in the playoffs.
Kosciusko baseball began its postseason push with a resounding 27-0 victory against Clarksdale Saturday, then capped it off with a 16-2 road win over the Wildcats on Monday to sweep the first-round series.
The Lady Whippets had a bye week for the first round of the playoffs, but that did not prevent them from preparing for their second-round series.
Kosciusko played three contests last week and went undefeated to up its record to 27-1.
The Kosciusko boys track team scooped up a first-place finish at the regional track meet on April 15 at Center Hill High School, while the Lady Whippets placed second overall.
Players from both teams will compete at the North State championship on Saturday.