Skipper's Sporting Goods run-rules Houma Braves
MORGAN CITY — Skipper’s Sporting Goods (Morgan City) bounced back a day after a tough loss on its field with a 19-9 win in five innings against the Houma Braves (H.L. Bourgeois) Wednesday at Tiger Diamond.
John Ross McNemar earned the win in relief, while he also led Skipper’s at the plate with a 2-for-3 performance with a double and two RBIs.
Other top contributors included Cameron Marcantel, 1-for-1 with an RBI and CJ Campbell, 1-for-3 with an RBI.
The win came a day after Skipper’s (4-4) three-game winning streak had been snapped in a 19-1 loss to Halimar Shipyard (Central Catholic).
Skipper’s Sporting Goods will return to action today when it hosts Trinity Tools (Covenant Christian). Junior varsity action is set for 5 p.m. with varsity play to follow at 7 p.m.
Synergy Bank 17, Taco Bell 9
Taco Bell could not hold on to a 9-8 sixth-inning lead as Synergy Bank came back to defeat the local squad, 17-9, in Swampland League play Wednesday.
In the sixth inning, Taco Bell committed three errors and surrendered nine runs on five hits.
Austin Price suffered the loss in relief. In 0.2 innings, Price surrendered five earned runs on six hits with one walk.
The loss was just the second for Taco Bell (6-2) in Swampland League play.
Despite the late-game lapse, Taco Bell did receive solid hitting at the plate from Daniel Gray, who finished 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs and hit the ball hard in his other at bats. Other top contributors included Tim Shelby, 2-for-3; and Bobby Boudreaux, 1-for-4 with a double.
In junior varsity action, Synergy Bank took an 8-6 win.
Cameron Wiley suffered the loss for Taco Bell as he surrendered two earned runs on three hits in 1.2 innings.
At the plate, Grant Oubre was 2-for-2 with an RBI, while Brandon Fryou and Wiley each were 1-for-2 with a double. Collin Kulka was 1-for-1 and Ty Duthu, 1-for-2.
Taco Bell will return to action today when it travels to face Jester’s Court (Central Lafourche). Junior varsity action is set for 5 p.m., and varsity play will begin at 7 p.m.
Games rained out
Halimar Shipyard’s and Patterson’s games, both against Golden Motors Bayou Boys (South Lafourche) Wednesday at Patterson High School were rained out.
Both teams will return to action today, Halimar (6-2) on the road against Robichaux Ford (Vandebilt Catholic) and Patterson (1-6) at home against South Louisiana Bank (South Terrebonne). Both local teams’ games will begin with junior varsity play at 5 p.m. and varsity action to follow at 7 p.m.