West Lincoln blanks Bo’ Chitto
The host West Lincoln Bears shut out the Bogue Chitto Bobcats3-0 in the final game of the West Lincoln Classic Saturday.
In the other games, Enterprise whipped Crystal Springs 18-0,Bogue Chitto smashed Crystal Springs 13-2 and West Lincoln nippedEnterprise 6-4.
West Lincoln’s scheduled game Tuesday with Wesson has beenpostponed due to the basketball playoffs. West Lincoln is scheduledto host North Pike Friday. If the Bears basketball team winsTuesday, that game will be postponed.
West Lincoln 3, Bogue Chitto 0
Daniel Allen (1-0) struck out 12 batters, walked three and hitone batter in earning the win. Todd Davis (0-1) allowed three runson six hits, struck three and walked none.
“We’re looking pretty good,” said West Lincoln baseball coachAndrew Redd. “We hit the ball well.”
Casey Britt powered the Bears with a home run and a single. DanLofton doubled. Matt Deer singled twice. Dan Allen singled.
Enterprise 18, Crystal Springs 0
Winning pitcher Matt Floyd hurled a perfect game for Enterprisewith eight strikeouts and no walks. Absorbing the loss was ChasePinson with four strikeouts and four walks.
“It was was a great win for these guys,” said Enterprisebaseball coach Scott Leggett. “Matt Floyd pitched a perfect gameand that don’t come around to often.”
Multiple hitters for Enterprise were Blake McKee, Kevin McClain,Floyd and Peyton Green with two hits each.
Bogue Chitto 13, Crystal Springs 2
Bogue Chitto’s Joseph Hart fanned nine batters for the win. Thelosing pitcher was Mark Lambert with three strikeouts and fivewalks.
“We came out hitting the ball pretty good,” said Bogue Chittobaseball coach Adam Moak. “My pitcher threw the ball realwell.”
Powering Bogue Chitto with a home run and a double was ToddDavis. Hart doubled twice. Luke Moak belted three singles. StevenSnow and Blaine Roberts hit safely.
Lambert singled the winless Crystal Springs.
West Lincoln 6, Enterprise 4
Posting the win for the host Bears with five strikeouts and twowalks was Weston Young. McKee took the loss, striking out onebatter and walking four.
Britt sparked West Lincoln with two doubles. Young homered. DonAllen and Dan Lofton singled.
“In the first inning, we were tense but as the game went on , weloosen up and battled back,” said Coach Leggett. “If this were aseven-inning ball game, we could have fought back.”
Leading Enterprise with a single each were Scott Sasser, Greenand Jonathan Beeson.