Berwick falls to St. Amant
Berwick High School’s Cameron Wiley tosses to first base in an attempt to get the St. Amant batter, right, out during Tuesday’s contest in Berwick. Wiley pitched two innings for the Panthers in their 4-2 loss to the Gators. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
St. Amant made the most of Berwick miscues Tuesday as they defeated the Panthers 4-2 in nondistrict play Tuesday.
While Berwick outhit St. Amant 8-3, the Gators scored four runs on two Berwick errors and a passed ball.
Meanwhile, Berwick left eight runners on base.
Each team scored a run in the first inning, while St. Amant plated two runs in the third inning and another in the seventh.
Berwick scored its runs in the first and the seventh inning.
Brannon Melancon took the loss for the Panthers. In five innings, he surrendered three hits, three walks, hit a batter. He also had multiple strikeouts in the contest.
In two innings of relief, Cameron Wiley surrendered one unearned run on no hits with two walks, one hit batter and fanned two.
At the plate, Daniel Gray led the Panthers with a 3-for-3 performance with a double, while Nick Duthu was 2-for-4 and Bobby Boudreaux added an RBI.
Berwick (8-4) will return to action Thursday when it participates in Catholic High-New Iberia’s tournament.
Central Catholic falls
to E.D. White
In a battle of the top teams in Classes 3A and 1A, Class 1A Central Catholic could not hold off E.D. White in a 3-1 nondistrict loss Tuesday in Amelia.
The Eagles, ranked No. 1 in Class 3A in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association power rankings, plated a run in the bottom of the fourth, while E.D. White, ranked No. 1 in the Class 3A rankings, quickly responded with three runs in the top of the fifth for all of the game’s scoring.
Samuel Guarisco and Matthew Barbier each finished 2-for-3 for Central Catholic, while Nick Case was 1-for-3 with an RBI; and Barron Courtney, 1-for-2, and a double.
Charlie Barron took the loss for Central Catholic. In six innings, he surrendered nine hits, three earned runs, walked two and fanned six.
E.D. White left nine runners on base, while Central Catholic stranded seven.
The Eagles will return to action Thursday when they face neighborhood rival Morgan City in E.D. White’s tournament in action that will be played in Amelia at 5 p.m.