Patterson sweeps doubleheader with Abbeville
The Patterson Lumberjacks swept a District 8-3A doubleheader from Abbeville Wednesday, winning 16-2 in five innings and 22-6 in four innings at Patterson.
In game one, Patterson took a 5-0 lead after two innings, and while Abbeville scored a run in the top of the third, Patterson scored six runs in the bottom of the third and five more in the bottom of the fourth. Abbeville scored a run in the top of the fifth, and the game was called after the top of the inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.
Reid Perkins led Patterson with a 2-for-3 performance with two triples, three RBIs and two runs. Other top Patterson offensive contributors were Noah Bryant, 2-for-2 with two doubles, two RBIs, three stolen bases and three runs; Amarea Christopher, 2-for-2, a triple, an RBI, one stolen base and a run; Don Diaz, 2-for-3, four stolen bases and two runs; Randy Paul, 1-for-2, two RBIs, a stolen base and two runs; Julius Albert, 1-for-2, an RBI, two stolen bases and two runs; and Joseph Larson, 1-for-2, an RBI and two stolen bases.
Diaz earned the win. In four innings, he surrendered one run (one earned) on three hits with one walk, one hit batter and two strikeouts.
Christopher earned the save. In one inning, he surrendered one unearned run on a hit with one walk and one strikeout.
In game two, Patterson led 7-1 after an inning, 17-1 after two complete and 22-4 after three innings. Abbeville scored two runs in the top of the fourth, and the game was called after the top of the fourth.
Both teams had eight hits, but Patterson utilized Abbeville walks, hit batters and errors.
Larson led Patterson with a 2-for-3 performance with two doubles, five RBIs and three runs. Other top Patterson offensive contributors were Perkins, 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs, two stolen bases and two runs; Paul, 1-for-2, a home run, two RBIs, a stolen base and four runs; Kaden Samuels, 1-for-2, an RBI, two stolen bases and two runs; Dylan Fabre, 1-for-2, an RBI, a stolen base and a run; Kadin Dinger, 1-for-2, an RBI and a stolen base; and Christopher, an RBI, two stolen bases and two runs.
CCHS falls to Chalmette
The Central Catholic Eagles dropped their regular-season finale to Chalmette on the road 3-2 Wednesday.
Chalmette, which is coached by former Berwick Coach Mike Thomas, took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first.
Central Catholic scored both of its runs in the top of the sixth inning.
The teams combined for just seven hits (four for Chalmette and three for Central Catholic) as their pitching staffs combined for 26 strikeouts. Chalmette pitchers struck out 15, and Central Catholic’s Trent Hillen and Caleb Menina combined for 11 strikeouts.
Hillen suffered the loss. In two innings, he surrendered three earned runs on two hits with five walks, one hit batter and five strikeouts.
Menina pitched four innings of relief and surrendered two hits, hit one batter and fanned six.
Philip Guarisco led Central Catholic with a 2-for-3 performance with an RBI.
Assumption tops MCHS
After surrendering a first-inning run, Assumption scored five runs across six innings for a 5-1 victory against Morgan City in District 7-4A action in Napoleonville Wednesday.
Morgan City took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, and Assumption tied the score at 1 in the bottom of the frame. The Mustangs scored single runs in the third and fifth innings and two in the bottom of the sixth.
Chris Pitre suffered the loss. In six innings, he surrendered five runs — four earned — on five hits with four walks, five hit batters and one strikeout.
Hayden Barron led Morgan City with a 2-for-2 performance, while Mitchell Mancuso was 2-for-4 and Maurice Martin had an RBI.