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Enterprise defeats Bogue Chitto

Daily Leader / Marty Albright / Enterprise's Hunter Richardson is greeted at home plate by his teammates after hitting a homerun against Bogue Chitto Monday.

Daily Leader / Marty Albright / Enterprise’s Hunter Richardson is greeted at home plate by his teammates after hitting a homerun against Bogue Chitto Monday.

BOGUE CHITTO – The Enterprise Yellow Jackets knocked off the Bogue Chitto Bobcats 13-3 in baseball action Monday.

“It was great to be able to play after a week layoff,” said Enterprise coach Cass Brister. “The guys played well, but we still have a lot of things to do to get better before returning to district action next week.”

The Bobcats (3-4) will continue action today as they travel to Natchez to take on the Bulldogs. Junior varsity action begins at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 7 p.m.

The Jackets (5-2, 2-0) will return to action Friday as they host the Brookhaven Panthers at Sullivan Field at Co-Lin for a varsity game only starting at 4:30 p.m.

Enterprise 13, Bogue Chitto 3

The Jackets came out strong in the first inning to claim a 6-0 lead before the Bobcats managed to get on the scoreboard in the bottom of the second with one run.

Daily Leader / Marty Albright / Enterprise's Tanner Waldrop prepares to deliver his pitch to Bogue Chitto in baseball action Monday.

Daily Leader / Marty Albright / Enterprise’s Tanner Waldrop prepares to deliver his pitch to Bogue Chitto in baseball action Monday.

In the third, Enterprise scored three more runs to extend their lead to 9-1, but BC answered by plating two.

Enterprise would finish off the game, outscoring Bogue Chitto 4-0. The Jackets scored one run in the top of the fifth inning and added three more runs in the top of the seventh.

“The guys played hard,” said BC coach Tony Davis. “We are a very young team, but the guys are working hard everyday to get better.”

Tanner Waldrop was the winning pitcher for the Jackets with three strikeouts and four walks. Austin Fugler (8K, 0BB) came in the fifth inning and pitched in relief.

Tanner Gunther suffered the setback on the mound for Bobcats with three strikeouts and three walks. Trey Nettles (5K, 3BB) also pitched in relief.

Hunter Richardson powered the Jackets with a homerun and two singles. Waldrop contributed a double and a single. Brady Watts and Fugler provided two singles each. Cade Cangemi ripped a double and Reese Brocato had a single.

Tyler “Rudy” Brumfield directed the Bobcats at the plate with a double. Grant Leake, Brandon McKenzie and Conner Douglas hit safely.

In junior varsity action, Bogue Chitto prevailed over Enterprise 4-0.