Tigers go 2-2 to start season


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Hahnville’s Beau Evans finished with four RBIs and picked up a win from the plate  during his team’s first four game of the season.
Hahnville’s Beau Evans finished with four RBIs and picked up a win from the plate during his team’s first four game of the season.
The Hahnville Tigers went 2-2 to open the 2014 baseball season, beating Zachary and Holy Cross while losing to Catholic and Dutchtown.

Hahnville 7    Zachary 6

The Tigers fell behind Zachary 2-0 after the first two innings but tied the game in the third with a two RBI single by Beau Evans.

In the fourth, the Tigers took a 4-2 lead after a two RBI single by Todd Porche, but Zachary took the lead back in the bottom of the inning after scoring three runs.

Hahnville struck back in the sixth after Peyton Robert doubled to tie the game at 5-5. Matt Fontenot stepped up a batter later to give his team the lead for good with a home run that put the Tigers on top 7-5.

Matt Leblanc picked up the win for Hahnville after giving up one hit and one run in two innings.

Evans led the Tigers from the plate, going 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Porche and Fontenot both went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.Hahnville 0    Catholic 2

After scoring seven runs against Zachary, the Tiger bats went cold in a 2-0 loss to Catholic.

Catholic ace Ross Massey was spectacular on the mound and cruised after his team picked up a pair of runs in the second inning. He gave up only three hits in five innings while striking out nine.

Porche, Evans and Garret Smith were the only three Tigers to record hits in the loss.Hahnville 4    Holy Cross 1

The Tigers got back on track against Holy Cross, taking an early 1-0 lead in the first inning and building on it with two runs in the sixth and another in the seventh to clinch the win.

Robert scored on an error to give Hahnville a 1-0 lead, and Mark Abate singled to right to drive in two runs to give the Tigers a 3-0 lead in the sixth. Porche’s sacrifice fly in the seventh scored Hahnville’s final run of the game.Evans picked up the win after giving up just three hits and one run in 5.1 innings. He struck out five in the game.Hahnville 5    Dutchtown 8

Hahnville fell behind Dutchtown 4-0 after three innings, but attempted a comeback that came up just short in an 8-5 loss.After Dutchtown stormed out to a big lead, the Tigers got three runs back in the fourth. Evans drove in two of those runs on a single to right and then came home on a wild pitch to make the score 4-3.

Dutchtown jumped out to an 8-3 lead after the sixth inning, but the Tigers chipped into that advantage in the seventh with two more runs.

Porche singled to drive in Austin Perrin, and Tyler Lamers drew a walk to make the final score 8-5.

Evans led the Tigers from the plate, finishing 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Porche went 1-for-2 with an RBI.

Perrin suffered the loss despite not allowing an earned run in four innings. He struck out five in the game.




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