Patterson High School's Hayden Pinho tracks down a foul ball during the Lumberjacks' regular-season opener against John Ehret at Patterson. Patterson's seventh-inning rally against Pope John Paul II fell short as it fell, 8-5. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)
Patterson rally falls short against Pope John Paul II
A rally by Patterson in its final at bat fell short in an 8-5 loss to Pope John Paul II at Patterson Tuesday.
While Pope John Paul II led 2-1 after an inning, the visitor put up four runs in the top of the fifth and single runs in the top of the sixth and seventh innings for an 8-2 advantage.
Patterson scored three runs in its final at bat, but it wasn’t enough.
Christian Soria suffered the loss. In four innings, he surrendered two runs (two earned) on five hits with two walks and fanned two.
Noah Bryant and Jamey Fabre led the Patterson offense. Bryant finished 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Fabre was 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run.
CCHS defeats Lafayette Christian
The Central Catholic Eagles started District 7-1A action with a 16-1 win against Lafayette Christian in five innings on the road Tuesday.
Gregory Leger tossed a two-hit shutout for the win. In five innings, he surrendered one run (unearned), walked one and fanned seven.
Offensively, the Eagles pounded out 15 hits, including six doubles and three triples. Thomas Garber led the Eagles with a 3-for-3 performance with two doubles, a triple and four RBIs. Other top offensive contributors included Samarick Paul, 2-for-3, a double, a triple, two RBIs and three runs; Drake Angeron, 2-for-3, a double, a triple, an RBI and a two runs; Adam Dupuis, 3-for-3, a double, two RBIs and a run; Tyler Longman, 2-for-4, two RBIs and two runs; Mitchel Lemoine, 1-for-5, a double, an RBI and a run; Leger, 2-for-3; Blake Hidalgo, an RBI and two runs; and Bryce Grizzaffi, an RBI and
Berwick falls to E.D. White
The Berwick High School Panthers dropped their District 8-3A opener to E.D. White, 7-2, in Thibodaux Tuesday.
While Berwick took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, E.D. White tied the score with two runs in the bottom of the first.
The score remained the same until E.D. White plated four runs in the fifth inning and another in the sixth.
Errors doomed the Panthers in the loss. While losing pitcher Cameron Wiley surrendered seven runs in 5.2 innings of work, just one of those was earned. Wiley gave up nine hits, walked three and fanned five.
Offensively, Berwick was limited to just one four hits. Andrew Askew led the squad with a 1-for-3 performance with two RBIs