Enterprise dominates Amite County
The Enterprise Yellow Jackets faced off in a double-header on the road at Amite County Wednesday night. The Jackets were dominant at the plate in both games as they took the first game by a score of 19-1 and the second game by a score of 16-0.
Enterprise 19, Amite County 1
The Jackets jumped out ahead early and scored eight runs in the top of the first and the offense carried them the rest of the way. Enterprise followed by scoring six runs in the second and five runs in the third.
The mercy rule was put in place as Enterprise took the district win by a score of 19-1.
Sophomore Landon Gartman took the win on the mound for Enterprise, throwing two shutout innings, giving no hits with four strikeouts.
Senior Trevor Freeman led the Jackets at the plate, going 1-for-3 with three RBIs for the game. 13 players recorded a hit and 10 players drove in a run as well.
Freshman ShoShun Boss drove in the lone run for Amite County.
Enterprise 16, Amite County 0
Enterprise scored 15 of their 16 runs in the first inning and pitched a one-hit shutout on their way to the commanding 16-0 victory to sweep the doubleheader.
The two wins move Enterprise to 6-2 on the season and 2-0 in district play.
Junior Tanner Waldrop led the Jackets at the plate, going 2-for-2 with three RBIs to lead the scoring attack. Seniors Brady Williams and Jeffery Daniels each had two RBIs to help the scoring for Enterprise.
Freshman Austin Fugler picked up the win on the mound for the Yellow Jackets. Fulger threw two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out five batters in the process.
“I thought we played well. We pitched and played defense well,” Enterprise head coach Cass Brister said. “When you do that, most of the time you re successful. We still have a lot to clean up, but this is a good start.”