Sterlington High School

Berwick High School's Hunter Landry attempts a bunt during the Panthers' Class 3A semifinals contest with Sterlington Sunday at McMurry Park in Sulphur. No. 4 Berwick fell to top-seeded Sterlington 1-0 in eight innings. Berwick finishes its season with a 30-9 mark, while Sterlington, which improves to 34-4, advances to Tuesday's Class 3A state championship game where it will meet No. 3 South Beauregard. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Sterlington gets RBI single in the 8th to end Berwick's season

Top-ranked Sterlington High School had just three hits in Sunday’s Class 3A semifinal contest against No. 4 Berwick.
But the final one proved to be the most important.

No. 4 Berwick and top-seeded Sterlington were able to play three complete innings of their Class 3A state semifinal contest at McMurry Park in Sulphur Thursday before the second of
two lightning delays eventually led to the game being postponed until Sunday. The game was scoreless in the top of the fourth with one out when it was delayed a second time. Above, Berwick pitcher Zeph Hoffpauir leaves the field after an inning of work. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Inclement weather halts Berwick-Sterlington game

No. 4 Berwick and No.

Berwick High School's six senior baseball players graduated on Field 41 at McMurry Park Thursday in Sulphur prior to the team's Class 3A semifinal contest against top-seed Sterlington. The Panthers' seniors graduated away from home because the school's graduation was held the same day as the 3A semifinals. Graduates, from left, are Lucas Hatch, Kyle Pitre, Patrick Robertson, Kyle Boudreaux, Reid Wiley and Denver Jenkins. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Seth Canty, left, and Shayne Berger celebrate following No. 4 Berwick High School's 8-6 upset victory of No. 1 Sterlington in one Class 3A semifinal Thursday at McMurry Park in Sulphur. Berwick will play for the Class 3A title Saturday against No. 3 Iota, which defeated No. 2 Brusly, 3-0, in the other 3A semifinal Thursday. Berwick and Iota will square off Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on Field 40 at McMurry Park. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School's Kyle Pitre pitches during the Panthers' semifinal contest against Sterlington Thursday at McMurry Park in Sulphur. Berwick, Class 3A's fourth-ranked seed, upset top-ranked Sterlington, 8-6, to advance to the school's first state baseball title game since 1994. The Panthers last won a baseball title in 1978. Berwick will face No. 3 Iota Saturday in the 3A title game on Field 40 at McMurry Park. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Graduate-level play: No. 4 Berwick holds off top-ranked Sterlington, 8-6, to advance to 3A title game

After watching Berwick High School’s six seniors graduate on the field prior to the team’s Class 3A semifinal contest against top-ranked Sterlington Thursday at McMurry Park, the fourth-ranked Pant

Berwick High School's Brett Williams prepares to throw to first base during game 1 of the Panthers' quarterfinal series with Eunice Friday. Berwick, Class 3A's No. 4 seed, will continue postseason play Thursday when it takes the field to meet top seed Sterlington in Class 3A semifinal action. Look for a story in print Thursday and at www.stmarynow.com later Wednesday about the success of the Panthers' pitching staff this season. (The Daily Review/Mico Aloisio)

Berwick looking for more this year as it returns to Sulphur

The Berwick High School baseball team is back at the position where last season ended, and this time, they are looking to finish the season on a positive note.

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