BC Bobcats roast South Pike Eagles
BOGUE CHITTO – The Bogue Chitto Bobcats celebrated a successful Senior Night Tuesday with a 10-3 victory over the South Pike Eagles in a non-divisional baseball contest at Stan Long Field.
“This was a good win to send our seniors out on a good note in their final game at home,” said BC coach Russ Carter. “The guys played hard offensively and defensively. Hopefully, we can continue this momentum as we prepare for the playoffs.”
Prior to the first pitch against South Pike, Bogue Chitto recognized their baseball seniors: Landon Nettles, Dennis Rogers, Damien Terrell, Brock Roberts and Keith Wells along with their families as they gathered around the pitcher’s mound.
The Bobcats (8-14, 2-4) will begin their march in the first round of the Class 1A state playoffs today as they prepare to host the West Lowndes Panthers for Game One, starting at 2 p.m. Game Two and Three (if needed) will be Friday at West Lowndes in Columbus. Game time is at 5 p.m.
Bogue Chitto 10, South Pike 3
The Bobcats continued their hot hitting streak Tuesday night to capture their second win in a row as they quickly jumped on the Eagles to grab a 9-1 lead in five innings of action,
In the last two innings, South Pike outscored Bogue Chitto 2-1 but failed to come closer as the Bobcats closed the door on the Eagles to secure the win.
Cameron Price (2-1) was the winning pitcher for the Bobcats with one strikeout, four walks and one hit batter. BC used a four man pitching rotation against South Pike to prepare for the playoffs.
Jeffery Pace suffered the loss for the Eagles with no strikeouts and two walks.
Rudy Brumfield provided the offensive spark for the Bobcats’ offense with a home run and a double. Keith Well fueled the flames with a triple and a double. Brock Roberts contributed a double and a single. Steven Ginn and Joey Elliot hit a pair of singles. Damien Terrell ripped a double and Tucker Lambert had a single.
LaPatrick Nimox was the top hitter for South Pike with a double. Holmes Roberts hit a single.