Berwick sweeps DH with David Thibodaux
The Berwick Panthers swept a District 8-3A doubleheader from David Thibodaux in Berwick Tuesday with a 16-0 win in five innings and a 20-0 victory in four innings.
In the 16-0 victory, the Panthers scored nine runs in the second, three in the third and four in the fourth. The game was called after the top of the fifth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.
Of Berwick’s 13 hits, eight were for extra bases, including six doubles, one triple and one home run.
On the mound, pitchers Clay Menard and Dayton Clark combined to toss a two-hitter. Menard started the game and earned the win as he surrendered two hits and fanned three in four innings. Clark pitched an inning of relief and walked three and struck out two.
Offensively, Zeph Hoffpauir and Barrett Hover led Berwick’s offense. Hoffpauir was 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs, while Barrett Hover was 2-for-3 with a triple, a home run, two RBIs and two runs. Other top Patterson offensive contributors were Brett Williams, 2-for-3 with a double, four RBIs and a run; Mitchell Sanford, 2-for-4, two doubles, an RBI, a stolen base and two runs; Ethan Nguyen, 2-for-3, three RBIs, two stolen bases and a run; Seth Giroir, 1-for-3, a double, an RBI and a runs; and Chad LaGrange, 2-for-2, an RBI, a stolen base and three runs.
In game two, Berwick scored three runs in the first, five in the second, four in the third and eight in the fourth.
The game was called after four innings.
Hoffpauir and Sanford led Berwick’s offense. Hoffpauir was 2-for-2 with a double, four RBIs and two runs, while Sanford was 2-for-2 with a triple, three RBIs and three runs.
Other top Berwick offensive contributors were Hover, 2-for-2 with an RBI, a stolen base and three runs; Hunter Landry, 1-for-2, an RBI and two runs; LaGrange, 1-for-3, an RBI and a run; Williams, 1-for-2, an RBI; Reed Gonzales and Evan Thomas, each an RBI and a run; and Hunter Seneca, Rustin Ratcliff and Ryan Domingue, each an RBI.
Williams, LaGrange and Ratcliff combined to toss a three-hitter. Williams pitched two innings and surrendered a hit and hit a batter, while LaGrange pitched an inning and surrendered a hit and a walk. Ratcliff pitched an inning and surrendered a hit, a walk and fanned three.
The Patterson Lumberjacks defeated Opelousas 7-2 in nondistrict action at Opelousas Tuesday.
Patterson scored four runs in the first, two in the second and one in the fourth.
Opelousas scored a run in the fifth and another in the seventh.
Opelousas actually outhit Patterson 6-4, but the home team committed two errors, walked eight and hit one batter.
Don Diaz, the first of four Patterson pitchers, earned the win. In three innings, he surrendered a hit and hit one batter.
Allen Everitt earned the save. In one inning, he surrendered one run (one earned) on two hits with two strikeouts.
Julius Albert and Don Diaz led the Lumberjacks’ offense. Albert was 2-for-3, while Diaz was 1-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, a stolen base and a run.
Other top Patterson offensive contributors were Reid Perkins, 1-for-3 with a double and a run; Randy Paul, an RBI, two stolen bases and a run; Noah Bryant, an RBI, a stolen base and a run; and Joseph Larson, an RBI and a run.
MCHS falls in
Assumption pushed across a run via an error in the top of the ninth inning and held Morgan City off the scoreboard in the bottom of the frame for the 5-4 victory in District 7-4A action in Morgan City Tuesday.
Early on, Assumption scored two runs in the first and another in the second for a 3-0 lead.
Morgan City scored a run in the bottom of the third and then took a 4-3 lead with three runs in the bottom of the fifth.
Assumption tied the game at 4 in the top of the sixth.
Morgan City remained in the game despite being outhit 11-4.
Kyle Ring and Dylan Tingle led Morgan City’s offense. Ring was 1-for-4 with a double, while Tingle was 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Other top Morgan City offensive contributors were Hayden Barron, 1-for-3 with an RBI; and Maurice Martin, an RBI.
Mitchell Mancuso suffered the loss in relief. In 3.2 innings, he surrendered one run (one unearned) on three hits with two walks and two strikeouts.
Logan Metrejean started the game for Morgan City, and in 5.1 innings, he surrendered four runs (four earned) on eight hits with two walks, four hit batters and three strikeouts.