Baseball: Destrehan, Newman, St. Paul’s, Hammond post wins Thursday
Area Prep Baseball Report for Friday, Mar. 3
The annual Trey Altick Tournament got underway in Monroe Thursday and John Carmichael continued to shine on the mound for Destrehan.
Carmichael pitched a complete game one-hitter, walking no one and struck out 12 as the Wildcats edged West Ouachita 3-2.
Shane Lee led the offensive attack with two doubles and two RBI while Luke Bordelon added a pair of doubles.
Destrehan (4-2) will take on West Monroe this afternoon at 4:30 p.m.
Also at the Altick Tournament, Newman whipped Cedar Creek 14-1 in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
The Greenies scored five runs in the top of the second and nine in the top of the third while Cedar Creek scored its lone run in the bottom of the third inning.
Will Robert had two hits and three RBI, Saint Villere had a double and two RBI and Peter Loop had two RBI for the Greenies. Alexander Groome pitched the first two shutout innings to pick up the win.
Newman (3-3) will return to action today in tournament play against Tioga.
Hahnville downed St. Paul’s 5-3 in a tournament at Covington.
Talan Theriot led the attack for Hahnville (5-1) with three hits, including a double with three RBI while Ryan Gregson had three hits, including a single, double and triple with an RBI. Aidan Machado added a hit and an RBI. H. Plaisance picked up the win, going five innings, allowing just one earned run on four hits. Hayden Plaisance walked one and struck out three.
St. Paul’s (2-6) also defeated Archbishop Hannan 7-6 in tournament play.
Hammond defeated arch-rival Ponchatoula 9-4 at Ponchatoula.
The Tornadoes scored a run in the top of the first inning and another in the third to take a 2-0 lead before the Green Wave scored three runs in the bottom of the third inning to take a 3-2 lead. Hammond scored four runs in the top of fourth inning before adding two runs in the sixth and a run in the seventh inning. Ponchatoula scored its final run in the bottom of the seventh to complete the scoring.
Kaleb O’Hara had three hits and two RBI for Hammond while Josh Fleming had two hits, including a double and two RBI. Jace Caves also had two hits. Caves picked up the win on the mound, going four and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on three hits with four walks and eight strikeouts.
Hammond (5-1) will host Walker next Tuesday while Ponchatoula (0-6) travels to St. Amant next Tuesday.
Area Prep Baseball Results from Thursday, Mar. 2
Archbishop Rummel 10, St. Pius X (TX) 5
Barbe 4, Mandeville 0
Barbe 4, Northshore 0
Berwick 2, New Iberia 0
Bonnabel 17, Douglass 0
Brother Martin 14, Belle Chasse 1
Central Lafourche 2, St. Thomas Aquinas 1
Chalmette 5, Archbishop Shaw 0
Country Day 12, Houma Christian 0
Covenant Christian 13, Central Catholic 3
De La Salle 10, Riverside Academy 6
Destrehan 3, West Ouachita 2
E.D. White Catholic 17, Ascension Catholic 12
Ellender 16, Patterson 6
French Settlement 13, East St. John 2
Hahnville 5, St. Paul’s 3
Hammond 9, Ponchatoula 4
Higgins 9, Haynes Academy 8
Holy Cross 6, Pearl River 5
John F. Kennedy 14, Ecole Classique 12
Loranger 13, Brookhaven (MS) 0
Lutcher 2, Franklinton 1
Neville 9, Slidell 8
Newman 14, Cedar Creek 1
Ouachita Christian 2, St. Charles Catholic 1
Patrick 17, Thomas Jefferson 9
Pine 18, Varnado 2 (game one)
Pine 16, Varnado 4 (game two)
Pope John Paul II 6, Lakeshore 5
Riverdale 7, Ben Franklin 1
Salmen 7, Riverdale 5
Sam Houston 13, St. Augustine 2
South Plaquemines 7, John Ehret 4
South Terrebonne 20, Willow School 0
St. Amant 6, Fontainebleau 0
St. Martin’s Episcopal 6, Kenner Discovery 5
St. Paul’s 7, Archbishop Hannan 6
Vandebilt Catholic 10, Hanson Memorial 0
Warren Easton 3, St. James 2
West St. John 24, McDonogh (35) 6
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