Enterprise sweeps Amite County
The Enterprise Yellow Jackets swept the Amite County Trojans in a varsity doubleheader to collect two Region 7-2A wins in baseball action Tuesday night at Enterprise.
The Jackets clobbered the Trojans 12-1 in Game One and blanked Amite County 15-0 in Game Two.
Enterprise (5-4, 2-0) returns to action Saturday, if weather permits, as they prepare to host the Natchez Cathedral Green Wave. Junior varsity action starts at 11 a.m., followed by the varsity game at 1 p.m.
Enterprise 12, Amite Co. 1
The Jackets came out strong in Game One and quickly took care of business as the hammered the Trojans in the first three innings of action to claim a 8-0 lead.
Amite County managed to get on the scoreboard in the top of the fourth inning as they push across one run. Enterprise answered in the bottom of the fourth inning with four run surge to invoke the 10-run mercy rule in the fifth inning.
Landon Gartman was the winning pitcher on the mound for the Jackets with 11 strikeouts and three walks.
Tanner Waldrop powered the Jackets’ offensive attack with a triple and two singles. Brady Watts contributed two singles.
“This wasn’t a pretty win, but it was great to start our district run with a win,” said Enterprise coach Cass Brister. “Landon pitched a great game and our defense was decent. Overall, we still need to improvement a lot of offense and defense.”
Enterprise 15, Amite Co. 0
In Game Two, Enterprise continued to overpowered the Trojans as the Jackets took advantage of Amite County’s walks and errors to score seven run in the first inning, three runs in the second inning and five more run in the third inning to win the contest in three innings of action.
Josh Hardin pitched the win in Game Two for the Jackets, collecting nine strikeouts and allowed only one walk.
Hunter Richardson directed the Jackets’ offense at the plate with a triple. Brady Watts and Max Miller provided a double apiece. Reese Brocato and Josh Hardin hit safely.
“Josh did a great job for us on the mound,” continued Brister. “Pitching wise, we had two great performance on the mound. Offensively, we did manage to get a few timely hits that really helped us.”