Halimar routs Skipper's in Swampland play
MORGAN CITY — A nine-run second inning set the tone for Halimar Shipyard’s (Central Catholic) 19-1 rout of Skipper’s Sporting Goods in five innings in Swampland League play Tuesday at Tiger Diamond.
While Halimar led just 1-0 after an inning, the visitor’s lead grew to a commanding 10-
0 lead after the second inning and 15-0 after the top of the third.
Skipper’s kept the game going by plating a run in the bottom of the third, but Halimar
responded with three runs in the top of the fourth and another in the top of the fifth.
The win was the third consecutive for Halimar (6-2), while the loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Skipper’s (3-4).
Bryson Barbier earned the win. In four innings, he allowed an earned run on four hits with two walks and fanned nine.
Nick Case also pitched an inning and allowed a hit and fanned one.
At the plate, Barbier finished 2-for-2 with two doubles and four RBIs, while TJ Ruffin was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs and Charlie Barron, 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Other top contributors included Barron Courtney, 2-for-3, two RBIs, and Case, 1-for-2, an RBI.
For Skipper’s, CJ Campbell was 1-for-2 with an RBI, while Alex Dunlap and John Ross McNemar each were 1-for-1 and Nick Spinella and Rhett Fryou, each 1-for-2.
Evan Stadalis suffered the loss for Skipper’s.
Both Halimar and Skipper’s will return to action today. Halimar will play Golden Motors
Bayou Boys (South Lafourche) in a 4:30 p.m. varsity contest in Patterson in a
makeup game of both teams’ season opener that was postponed after Halimar Shipyard’s field at the Amelia Recreation Department suffered heavy damage in late
May from inclement weather.
Skipper’s will host H.L. Bourgeois in a game originally scheduled for Monday that was
pushed back to today. The contest will begin with junior varsity play at 5 p.m. followed by varsity play at 7 p.m.
Taco Bell beats
Taco Bell (Berwick) blasted Reeco Rental (Thibodaux) 13-1 in six innings in Swampland
League play in Thibodaux Tuesday.
Brandon Fryou earned the win as he tossed a three-hitter with six strikeouts in six innings of work. He also surrendered two walks and hit a batter.
At the plate, Daniel Gray finished 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI, while Bobby
Boudreaux and Nick Duthu each were 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Other top contributors included Brandon Fryou and Neal Theriot, each 1-for-3 with two RBIs, and Justin Morvant, 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
In junior varsity action, Taco Bell edged Thibodaux 7-6.
Collin Kulka earned the win as he surrendered three hits and fanned three in three innings of work.
At the plate, Bradley Gray, Kulka and Tanner Caldwell all finished 1-for-2 with Gray and
Kulka each collecting an RBI.
Taco Bell will return to action today when it makes another trip to Thibodaux, this
time to face Synergy Bank (E.D. White). Junior varsity action is set for a 3:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 5:30 p.m. The game is a makeup from Thursday’s rainout.
Patterson fell 10-1 to the Diamondbacks (Terrebonne) Tuesday in Houma.
Jake Lagrange suffered the loss for Patterson, while he had a double and an RBI on offense.
Patterson (1-6) will return to action today when it hosts Golden Motors Bayou Boys in
the second game of a doubleheader for the South Lafourche-based squad. The
Lafourche Parish squad will face Patterson in a makeup game of Monday’s rainout after it plays Halimar Shipyard at 4:30 p.m.