Patterson Lumberjacks shut out Kaplan 6-0 in district play
The Patterson Lumberjacks shut out Kaplan 6-0 in District 8-3A action at Patterson Friday.
Patterson scored three runs apiece in the third and fifth innings.
Reid Perkins earned the win. In seven innings, he surrendered six hits, two walks and fanned eight.
Offensively, Randy Paul and Don Diaz led Patterson’s offense. Paul was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, three stolen bases and two runs, while Diaz was 1-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, a stolen base and a run. Other top Patterson offensive contributors were Amarea Christopher, 1-for-3 with an RBI, and Kaden Samuels, 2-for-3.
Patterson (13-8 overall, 3-3 in district) will return to action Tuesday when it hosts Erath. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.
The Morgan City Tigers dropped a wild 18-17 contest to South Terrebonne in District 7-4A action in Bourg Saturday.
While Morgan City led 17-8 heading into the bottom of the seventh, South Terrebonne scored 10 runs in the bottom of the seventh for a come-from-behind victory.
Early on, Morgan City led 6-2 after an inning, but South Terrebonne cut its deficit to 6-5 after three complete.
Morgan City extended its lead to 13-5 in the top of the fifth, and South Terrebonne countered with one run in the bottom of the fifth and two more in the bottom of the sixth to cut its deficit to 13-8.
Morgan City scored four runs in the top of the seventh before South Terrebonne’s big inning in the bottom of the frame.
The teams combined for 29 hits, with Morgan City collecting 18 and South Terrebonne, 11.
South Terrebonne overcame four errors for the victory. Morgan City committed three miscues in the loss.
Dylan Tingle and Kyle Ring led Morgan City’s offense. Tingle was 4-for-5 with a double, a stolen base and three runs, while Ring was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs.
Other top Morgan City offensive contributors were Logan Metrejean, 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs; Kris Prejeant, 2-for-5, four RBIs and a run; Mitchell Mancuso, 1-for-4, a double, three RBIs, a stolen base and two runs; and William LaRocca, 2-for-6, two RBIs and two runs.
Hayden Barron, the fourth of five Morgan City pitchers, suffered the loss. In 0.1 innings, he surrendered five runs (two earned) on one hit with three walks and one hit batter.
Mancuso started the game for Morgan City, and in five innings, he surrendered six runs (three earned) on six hits with three walks and four strikeouts.
Thursday, Morgan City fell to South Terrebonne 8-3 in Morgan City.
South Terrebonne took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first and extended it to 4-0 in the top of the fourth.
Morgan City cut its deficit to 4-2 after scoring single runs in the fifth and sixth innings, but South Terrebonne scored four runs in the top of the seventh. Morgan City scored a run in its final at bat.
Morgan City outhit South Terrebonne 7-4, but the Tigers committed multiple errors and walked seven South Terrebonne batters.
Barron and Prejeant led Morgan City’s offense. Barron was 2-for-4 with a triple and a run, while Prejeant was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run.
Other top Morgan City offensive contributors were Tingle, 2-for-4; and Maurice Martin, 1-for-4, an RBI
Chris Pitre suffered the loss. In five innings, he surrendered four runs (none earned) on three hits with three walks and four strikeouts.
Morgan City (5-14, 0-4) will return to action Tuesday when it travels to face South Lafourche in district play.
CCHS falls to
Central Catholic fell to St. Charles 7-2 on the road Saturday in nondistrict play.
While the Eagles took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, St. Charles countered with three runs in the bottom of the second and two runs apiece in the third and fourth innings for a 7-1 lead. Central Catholic scored a run in its final at bat.
Brooks Thomas led the Eagles with a 2-for-4 performance with a run, while Bryce Grizzaffi added an RBI.
Caleb Menina suffered the loss. In three innings, he surrendered seven runs (seven earned) on eight hits with one walk and three strikeouts.
Thomas pitched three innings of relief and surrendered three walks and fanned one.
Central Catholic (12-7) will return to action Tuesday when it hosts Hanson Memorial in nondistrict play. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.