Franklinton defeated in Ponchatoula Tournament, downs Holden
Published 7:47 am Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Franklinton’s baseball team was defeated in the three games at the Ponchatoula Tournament and then won against Holden on Tuesday.
The Ponchatoula Tournament was held March 2-4.
On March 2, Franklinton came up short to Lutcher, 2-1, in the opener of the tournament.
Elisha Hart went 2-3 with a run scored.
Dillon Pace singled.
Banyan Penton allowed two unearned runs on five hits over 6-2/3 innings with nine strikeouts and two walks.
The next day was a 10-5 loss to Ponchatoula.
Cade Phillips singled, doubled, drove in a run and scored a run.
Hart doubled and drove in two runs.
Micah Wascom singled, drove in a run and scored a run.
De’Ron Sincero singled.
Rickkeen Burkhalter scored a run and drove in a run.
Franklinton’s final game of the tournament was a 6-4 loss to Hammond.
Hart singled twice and drove in a run.
Phillips doubled and drove in a run.
Penton singled and had an RBI.
Jorrian Burkhalter singled.
Wascom, Braylon Magee and Tryson Fowler all scored a run.
On Tuesday, Franklinton was victorious over Holden, 11-3, at home.
Wascom tripled, drove in a run and scored two runs.
Penton doubled, drove in a run and scored a run.
Hart singled, scored a run and drove in a run.
Burkhalter singled and scored two runs.
Amias Tate and Brady Smith both singled and drove in a run.
Jorrian Burkhalter, Magee, Emerson Henn, Ethan Buffinet and Phillips all scored a run.
Winning pitcher Tyler Hammond allowed a run on a hit with five strikeouts and two walks over five innings.
Franklinton’s next game will be on March 9 in its tournament.