St. Mary Central beats Morgan City

From Staff Reports

St. Mary Central and Franklin picked up victories during the first day of action at the District 3 AA Tournament at Caffery Park in Franklin on Wednesday.

SMC, comprised of Berwick and Bayou Vista players, picked up a 20-12 victory against Morgan City, while Franklin came from behind to defeat Patterson, 15-9.

Action will continue today when Franklin and SMC meet at 5:30 p.m., followed by Thibodaux and Patterson at 7 p.m.

Morgan City does not resume play until Friday at 5:30 p.m. when it plays Thibodaux.

St. Mary Central 20,

Morgan City 12

Ross Thomas collected four hits, four RBIs and four runs as St. Mary Central opened district tournament play with a 20-12 victory.

Thomas finished 4-for-4 in the victory, while Carter Williams also finished 4-for-4 with four runs.

SMC scored in every inning except the third. Its biggest innings came in the first two when it plated six runs apiece to jump out to a 12-5 lead.

While Morgan City cut the St. Mary Central advantage to three runs, 12-9 in the fourth, SMC responded with five runs for a commanding 18-9 lead.

Other SMC hitters included Blayne Brown, 3-for-3, an RBI and a run; Clay Menard, 3-for-4, two runs; Trevor Berryhill, 3-for-3, a run; Jackson Thorguson, 2-for-3, a run, an RBI; Luke Zerangue, 2-for-4, a run, an RBI; Owen Thorguson, 2-for-4, three runs; Nick Spitale, Conner Terrebonne and Kane Mason, each 1-for-3, with Terrebonne adding a run

For Morgan City, Jacob Blum, Dylan Cornes and Dakota Gibson each recorded two hits and two runs; Spencer Hebert and Carsyn Meador, two hits each; Randy Fontenot, Tate Matherne, Andrew Gros, Drew Rock and Ty-Jay Vaughan, one hit and one run apiece; and Ethan Blanchard, a hit,

Franklin 15, Patterson 9

Patterson jumped out early but couldn’t hold off Franklin, who stormed back for a 15-9 victory in action on Thursday in Franklin.

Patterson scored seven runs in the first inning as Kaden Samuels, Drake Burgess and Tylon Walton each connected on home runs.

Down 7-0, Franklin scored four runs each in the second and third innings to take an 8-7 lead, one they would never relinquish.

Franklin scored seven more runs in the fourth inning, while Patterson concluded its scoring in the fifth.

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