Patterson finishes 1-1 at Tiger-Cardinal Classic

Staff Report

Patterson finished 1-1 at the Tiger/Cardinal tournament this weekend with a 16-0 win against Morgan City in five innings after falling earlier in the day to Redemptorist in eight innings.

Against Morgan City, the ’Jacks’ scoring included five runs in the second inning and seven in the fourth.

Bryce Tabor led the Patterson offense with a 3-for-5 performance with a double, a triple, five RBIs and two runs.

Other top contributors included Dallas Hamlett, 3-for-4, a double, three RBIs and two runs; Cameron Fontenot, 2-for-3, two RBIs and a run; Deondre Skinner, 1-for-2, an RBI, a stolen base and two runs; Brennan Gouaux, 1-for-1, an RBI; Deontay Jones, 1-for-1, a double and a run; and Kenny Singleton, an RBI.

On the mound, Fontenot earned the win as he surrendered six hits, a walk and struck out five.

John Ross McNemar suffered the loss for Morgan City.

In the loss to Redemptorist, Patterson took a 3-0 lead in the second inning. Redemptorist rallied and eventually took a 9-4 lead following the fifth inning.

The Lumberjacks responded with five runs during the next two innings to tie the game at nine after seven innings.

However, Redemptorist scored three runs in the eighth and held Patterson off the scoreboard.

Tabor again led Patterson at the plate with a 3-for-3 performance with a double, an RBI and a run, while Spencer Landry finished 2-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and a run.

Other top contributors for the ’Jacks included Fontenot, 1-for-5, a double, an RBI and a run; and Hamlett, 2-for-2, two runs

Micah Gowan suffered the loss in three innings of relief. He surrendered three runs — two earned — on four hits with two walks and two strikeouts.

Patterson will begin District 9-3A play today on the road when it travels to North Vermilion for a 4 p.m. contest.

In other action for Morgan City, the Tigers fell to Livonia, 9-1, Saturday.

Josh Glatter suffered the loss for the Tigers.

"We have to get better on the mound, not just physically, but mentally as well," Morgan City coach Marc Gonzales said of the weekend. "We are pitching behind in the count and only pitching with one pitch. When this happens, the opposing hitters know what pitch is coming and can treat the at bat like batting practice. We will do everything in our power to get this corrected quickly."

Morgan City will return to action Wednesday when it opens District 8-4A play on the road at Ellender. First pitch is set for 4 p.m.

Panthers finish 1-1 at

South Louisiana Shootout

Berwick finished 1-1 at St. Michael the Archangel’s South Louisiana Shootout this past weekend with an 11-1 victory against Broadmoor in five innings and a 15-8 loss to St. Michael.

Against Broadmoor, Brannon Melancon earned the complete-game victory as he tossed a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts. He surrendered an earned run, walked a batter and hit one.

Offensively, Berwick broke open a 2-1 game with a seven-run outburst in the fourth inning.

They added two more in the fifth inning.

The Panthers recorded 11 hits in the contest and benefited from three Broadmoor errors.

Logan Theriot led the Panthers with a 2-for-3 performance with two doubles and an RBI, while Neal Theriot added a 1-for-2 performance with a double and an RBI.

Other top contributors included Brooks Richard, 1-for-2, two RBIs; Bobby Boudreaux, 2-for-3 with an RBI; Reed Leonard, 2-for-3; and Ian Bergeron, 1-for-3, an RBI.

Against St. Michael, the Panthers committed 10 errors, and only six of St. Michael’s runs were earned.

While Berwick rallied from an early 6-3 second-inning deficit to tie the game at six in the top of the fourth, St. Michael responded with three runs in the bottom of the frame and added six more combined in the fifth and sixth innings to take the win.

St. Michael had 11 hits and committed three errors in the win.

Berwick’s Drew Landry suffered the loss in relief. In two and one-third innings of work, he surrendered six runs — two earned — on four hits with three walks and two strikeouts.

In the loss, Richard finished 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Nick Duthu finished 1-for-3 with three RBIs.

Other top contributors for Berwick included Boudreaux, 2-for-4, a double; Anthony Richard and Neal Theriot, each 1-for-4 with an RBI; Bergeron, 1-for-3, a triple; and Logan Theriot, an RBI.

Berwick begins District 9-3A play today at 5 p.m. against Erath.

CCHS squanders big lead

in loss to Thibodaux

Central Catholic couldn’t hold on to a 5-0 lead in an 8-7 loss to Thibodaux at the Cardinal/Tiger Classic Saturday.

The Eagles plated five runs in the first two innings before Thibodaux erupted for seven runs in the third inning for a 7-5 advantage.

While Central Catholic plated a run in the fifth and another in the seventh to tie the game, Thibodaux plated the winning run in their final at-bat for the win.

Bryson Barbier suffered the loss in relief for Central Catholic as he gave up a run and walked one in two-thirds inning of work.

At the plate, Dominick Guarisco led Central Catholic with a 1-for-1 performance with three RBIs, a stolen base and a run, while Barron Courtney added a 1-for-4 outing with a double, an RBI and a run.

Other top contributors included Tyler Hoffpauir, 1-for-4, an RBI; and Barbier, two RBIs, a stolen base and two runs.

Central Catholic’s other tournament game Saturday against South Lafourche was canceled, Central Catholic coach Tyler Jensen said.

The squad will return to action today when it opens District 8-1A play against Hanson Memorial in Amelia. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.

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