Demons go 3-0 in Ponchatoula Tournament

Published 1:35 pm Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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Franklinton’s Demons won all three games in the Ponchatoula Tournament that took place Thursday through Saturday.

Franklinton began the tournament with a 13-3 victory over Jewel Sumner.

Will Turner had a huge game, driving in six runs in a 3-for-5 performance with a double and two runs scored.

Jordan McKenzie singled and scored three runs.

Chase Penton singled and scored two runs.

Rickey Burkhalter posted a hit and an RBI.

Micah Wascom scored three runs, while Daylin Sigler, Trayshun Warren and Isaac Wascom tallied a run each.

Winning pitcher Isaac Wascom allowed a run on five hits with eight strikeouts and no walks over four innings.

The next day’s game was a 4-2 win over Ponchatoula in 10 innings.

Penton began the 10th with a double. After Micah Wascom walked, McKenzie put down a bunt, but a throwing error allowed two runs to score.

Penton went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored.

Micah Wascom singled and scored a run.

McKenzie singled and drove in two runs.

Isaac Wascom scored two runs.

Turner was the winning pitcher in relief, going 5-2/3 innings of shutout ball. He allowed four hits with three strikeouts and three walks.

Franklinton completed the tournament with a 10-2 victory over Albany on Saturday.

Turner singled twice, scored a run and drove in two.

McKenzie singled, scored two runs and drove in a run.

Micah Wascom, Burkhalter and Warren all tallied a hit and a run.

Isaac Wascom singled.

Penton and Nate Parden scored two runs each.

McKenzie was the winning pitcher, going 6-1/3 innings allowing two runs on four hits with six strikeouts and two walks.

Franklinton’s next game will take place Thursday in the Washington Parish Tournament.