After rough start, Jose De Leon has come on strong for Southern

After rough start, De Leon has come on strong for Southern

By Scott Hotard

Advocate sportswriter

On Deck

UAPB AT SOUTHERN

WHEN: noon Saturday (doubleheader), 1 p.m. Sunday.

WHERE: Lee-Hines Field.

RECORDS: Southern 11-10, 7-5 SWAC Western Division; UAPB 8-18, 3-5.

STARTING PITCHERS: Saturday (first game) — Southern, Sr. LH Jesse “Doc” Holiday (3-1, 3.65) vs. UAPB, Sr. RH Mikey Ramirez (1-3, 3.15); Saturday (second game) — Southern, Jr. RH Jose De Leon (2-2, 3.52) vs. UAPB, Sr. LH Jim Ploeger (3-3, 4.42); Sunday — Southern, Sr. RH Daniel Garcia (3-1, 3.60) vs. UAPB, Sr. LH Stanten Jones (1-4, 4.60).