By TAYLOR MITCHELL
When it was mandated that all high schools switch to the new composition bats, several teams were opposed to it because it would have a direct effect on their primary offense - the home run.
Yazoo City isn’t one of them. The Indians have based their offense on getting on base any way possible and from there stealing bases. It’s the exact type of offense some teams may switch to now that their home run ability has been marginalized.
“It won’t affect us,” 11th year Yazoo City head coach Gerald Peyton said. “It’ll affect the home run, power-based teams. We probably average 10 home runs a year, but we hit lots of doubles and steal a lot of bases.”
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