Baseball Roundup

Published 11:43 am Monday, March 2, 2015

Franklinton pulls away from Archbishop Rummel

Franklinton scored four runs over the final two innings, and turned a 4-2 lead through five innings into an 8-3 victory over Archbishop Rummel Thursday to begin the WGNO Classic.

Josh Magee had a huge night offensively, going three for four with a homer, a double and three runs batted in.

Morgan Angelo had a pair of hits in four at bats along with an RBI. C.J. Estave posted two hits, including a double and two runs batted in.

Johnathan Crain and Landon Magee both tallied two hits in the win for the Demons.

Winning pitcher Mack McElveen threw six innings, allowing three runs on three hits.

Austin Bradford entered in the seventh with two runners. He got the save by getting a strikeout, a lineout and a good defensive play by Crain.

Pine comes up short to Pearl River

Pine scored two runs in the seventh inning, but the rally came up short in an 8-3 loss to Pearl River in the season opener and the Raiders opening contest at the Pearl River Tournament Thursday.

Pine was limited to just three hits, one each by Connor Holmes, Seth Brown and Rion Terrell. Terrell drove in a run while Brown and Holmes both tallied once. Brown’s hit was a double.

The Raiders showed patience at the plate, coaxing eight walks, led by Dillon Morris, who walked three times and scored twice.

Connor Ard walked twice and drove in a run while Will Polk walked and scored and Landa Fonda drew a walk and posted an RBI.

Ard was the losing pitcher.

Bogalusa beats Varnado

Bogalusa’s Elijah Hatcher turned in a strong performance Wednesday in an 8-1 victory over Varnado.

Hatcher threw a complete game shutout with 15 strikeouts.

Trace Lozier had two hits for Varnado while Gary Crumedy had one.

Kyle Slocum was the losing pitcher.

Bogalusa victorious over Varnado

Bogalusa defeated Varnado, 5-1, in the season opener Tuesday.

Xavier Moses posted two hits for the Wildcats while Jaylan Jefferson and Gary Crumedy had one each.

Crumedy scored the only run for Varnado.

Moses was the losing pitcher after allowing two earned runs over six innings. Moses struck out six and walked one in his outing.