Prep Roundup: Bulldogs, Warriors pick up tournament victories
Iota’s Tim Lunson attempts to complete a double play in a recent game. The Bulldogs defeated Port Barre and False River in the Eunice Tournament this weekend.
IOTA – The Iota Bulldogs pushed across a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to slip past False River, 4-3, in the Eunice Tournament over the weekend.
The Bulldogs (3-8) rallied from a 3-2 deficit in the bottom of the seventh when Tim Lunson singled and Chase Doucet drew a walk to start the frame. Lunson crossed the plate and tied the score at 3-3 on an error before Austen Montgomery drove home the winning run with a single to right field.
Iota had jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI single by Montgomery.
But False River responded with three runs in the fourth inning before Iota cut the Gators’ lead to 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth when Kyle Smith doubled and eventually scored on an error.
Lunson paced the Bulldogs with a 4-for-4 performance while Montgomery and Beau Miller each had two hits. Smith, J.T. LeJeune and Kevin Pousson each had one hit.
Miller was credited with the victory on the mound after scattering nine hits and striking out six in seven innings of work.
The Bulldogs rounded out tournament play on Saturday with a 17-6 loss to Pine Prairie.
In that game, the Dogs committed nine errors that led to 12 unearned runs.
Miller and Michael Thevis each had two hits against the Panthers while LeJeune, Smith and Brennan Bobbett each had one.
Warriors cruise past
REEVES – The Northside Christian Warriors banged out 10 hits and took advantage of three errors in a 12-2 mercy-rule victory over South Cameron in the Reeves tournament over the weekend.
Christian Morgan led the onslaught with three hits and two RBI while Nick Zaunbrecher singled twice and drove in three runs. Joseph Trahan added two hits and one RBI; Kenneth Earles had a single and two RBI and Bryce Gotte and Luke Abhsire each had one hit.
Jordan Monte was credited with the victory after throwing three scoreless innings and striking out one.
Gents drop final two
games in Eunice tourney
JENNINGS – The Crowley Gents committed seven errors that led to seven unearned runs in the final two games of the Eunice tournament over the weekend.
The end result was a pair of one-run losses.
The Gents (5-5) dropped a 4-3 decision to Port Barre and lost 6-5 to Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.
Against Port Barre, the Gents led 3-0 after three innings before surrendering four runs in the final four innings.
Jon Riley Mouton suffered the loss despite giving up just one earned run. He scattered seven hits and struck out 12 in seven innings.
Mouton, Zack Breaux and Alex Ashby each had one hit for the Gents.
Against Sacred Heart, the Trojans pounded out 13 hits and took advantage of five Crowley miscues to slip away with the victory.
The Trojans scored five runs in the second and third innings and added one more in the fifth.
The Gents responded with three runs in the bottom of the fifth to cut the deficit to 6-5, but they only managed to have one runner reach base in the final two frames.
Bubba Daigle was tagged with the loss after surrendering six runs (two earned) on six hits while striking out five in five innings. Ben Broussard worked the final two innings and gave up three hits. He struck out one.
Breaux had three hits in the loss while Jon Riley Mouton, Mackay Mouton, Pate Broussard and Brett Hebert each had one.
Pios drop pair in
LAFAYETTE – The error bug hit the Notre Dame Pios hard over the weekend in a pair of losses at the Teurlings Invitational.
The Pios (5-7) committed 10 errors in two games and dropped a 7-0 decision to Vandebilt before being routed by Teurlings, 15-1.
The Pios gave up just two earned runs against Vandebilt.
They didn’t help their cause at the plate either, getting just two hits, both singles by Jacques Thibodeaux and Joe Faulk.
Faulk suffered the loss after giving up nine hits and one walk while striking out four.
Against Teurlings, the Pios’ defensive play only got worse. They committed seven errors that led to one earned run.
Offensively, Jeff Daigle had two hits, including a double and an RBI. Sam Veillon had two singles.
CHS Ladies improve
to 4-0 in district play
CROWLEY – The Crowley Ladies exploded for 14 hits in five innings and cruised past LaGrange in district play last week.
The Ladies (6-10) are now 4-0 in District 4-3A play heading into today’s 5 p.m. contest against Rayne.
Against LaGrange, Chadlyn Yokum went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI. Maddie LeBouef added a pair of singles and two RBI while Bailee Villejoin and Melaina Doughty each had two hits and one RBI. Katelyn Killmer added a single and a double. La’Shonda Delco followed with a double and two RBI. Lauren Breaux and Taylor Grabowski each had a double and a RBI.
Killmer earned the victory in the circle after giving up one run on four hits. She struck out five in five innings.
The Ladies followed up the district victory with three straight losses in the Tioga Tournament over the weekend. They fell to Natchitoches Central (3-0), Pine Prairie (4-3) and Parkway (10-1).
Lady Pios first loss
LAFAYETTE – The Notre Dame Lady Pios dropped their first game of the season Saturday when they fell to Teurlings, 8-5, in the Teurlings Tournament.
The Lady Pios (7-1) trailed 6-3 heading into the final inning when each team pushed across two runs.
Mollie Stelly suffered the loss in the circle after surrendering eight runs on 12 hits and four walks. She struck out nine in seven innings.
Grace Doucet led the Lady Pios at the plate with a 2-for-4 performance that included a double and two RBI. Mima Doucet followed with a triple and a RBI while Brittney Nolan drove in a run with a single.
Elise LeBeouf and Alli Daigle each had one hit as well.
ALEXANDRIA – A wild pitch in the fifth inning allowed Meghan Jones to cross the plate and provided the Northside Christian Lady Warriors with the eventual winning run in a 4-2 victory over Hornbeck Satruday in the Grace Christian Tournament.
The Lady Warriors (4-3) rallied from an early 2-0 deficit and tied the game in the third inning on an error and a passed ball.
Jones then drew a walk to start the fifth inning and she eventually scored the winning run on a wild pitch.
The Lady Warriors added an insurance run in the sixth inning on a sacrifice fly by Mallory Vincent that plated Zoie Hanagriff.
Madisyn Clement sat the Lady Hornets down in order in the final three innings to earn the victory. She gave up two runs on one hit and one walk while striking out four in seven innings.