BC captures win from Flashes

Published 10:50 am Thursday, March 26, 2015

VICKSBURG –  The Bogue Chitto Bobcats defeated the St. Aloysius Flashes in Vicksburg Tuesday night in Region 7-1A action.

The Flashes will travel to Bogue Chitto to face the Bobcats Friday night with JV at 5 and Varsity at 7. Come support the Bobcats on their great season

Bogue Chitto 4, St. Aloysius 1

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     The Bobcats came right out of the gate with Cameron Price getting on by a walk in the first inning. Price advanced to third on a couple of pass balls  that got by the Flashes catcher and later scored when Nick Parker gets a fielder’s choice to shortstop. After all that action the Bobcats went dry for the next three batters, leaving Nick Parker on base.

The Bobcats started Nick Parker on the mound to lead his team to victory as he tossed the victory collecting one strikeout and hit three batters. As a team the Bobcats had three errors.

The Flashes could not produce any offense until the sixth inning, but that was too late. Will Pierce for the Flashes absorbed the lost with having 11 strikeouts and three walks.

In the first five innings of action for St. Aloysius, the Flashes struggle to get things going offensively. Lane Hynam got on base by a walk hoping maybe he could get across home plate to even up the score in the first inning. He was able to advance to third but was not able to get to home before the third out.

The Bobcats had a three up three down inning at the plate in the second inning, so they went back on defense real quick. The Flashes had another go at the plate, but still was not able to get a run. BC’s defense stood strong against the big bats of the Flashes. Lee Simpson was able to get on base by a Bobcat error, but the batters after him was retired to the dugout for third out.

In the third inning, the Bobcats helped Will Pierce on his strikeout column. The next three batters for the Bobcats got to the plate and struck out; putting BC’s defense back on the field sooner than what they wanted too. The Bobcats defense held strong once again. The flashes had just about the same offensive production that the Bobcats did, three up and three down.

In the last four innings, the Bobcats were able to add to their lead get the victory. In the fourth inning, BC’s Rudy Brumfield got on first base with two outs on a walk but was left stranded there. For the Flashes, the fourth was a little bit more productive but could not produce any runs. Lee Simpson got on base for the second time of the night by a Bobcat error. He was able to advance to second when George Tzotzoles got hit by a pitch. Parker kept his cool and got the next batter to fly out to leftfield for the last out.

In the fifth inning, the Bobcats finally got a based hit by Cameron Price to send Brandon McKenzie home to add to their lead. Cameron Price was left on base after the next batter struck out for the third out.

In the sixth inning, the Flashes managed to get going offensively but it just was not enough. Drake Dorbeck got on base by a Bobcat error, which scored a run for the Flashes.

Bogue Chitto regroup after that as Parker made the next two batters fly out to short stop and center field to record the last two outs of the inning.

The Bobcats added to their score when Brooks Ingles got a base hit to score Rudy Brumfield. In the seventh inning, the Bobcats added another score when Joey Elliot gets his first hit of the night to score Brandon McKenzie.

Cameron Price, Brooks Ingle, Rudy Brumfield, Nick Parker and Joey Elliot were the top hitters for the Bobcats with a single each.

Connor Smith provided the only hit for the Flashes with a single.

St. Al 3,  BC 0  

     In JV action, the Bobcats did not have any productivity on offense but was able to have some defense at times.

Trey Nettles suffered the setback on the mound for the Bobcats with five strikeouts and four walks. Connor Price was big behind the plate to not let any balls get passed him.

Tanner Gunther had several good defensive actions on third recording a couple outs for the Bobcats. The Flashes was able to get some results from their bats while the Bobcats could not.