Tourney time for area preps this weekend

It’s “tourney time” for all four Jackson Parish Journal coverage area schools this weekend as a large slate of games are on tap. In baseball action both Weston and Quitman will take part in the Choudrant Tournament this Thursday – Saturday, while Saline will be in the Calvin Tourney on Friday and Saturday. JHHS and Saline headline the Saline Tourney in softball action that will take place Friday and Saturday with Quitman traveling to Tioga to play a game on Friday and two on Saturday.

The Jackson Parish Recreation Department Complex will be the site of a pair of local matchups on Thursday and Friday. Weston and Quitman get things started on Thursday when they square off against each other in a softball contest while on Friday, JHHS will take on Dodson in a baseball game.

Prep Schedule for Thursday – Saturday

Thursday, March 10 Weston Claiborne Christian Choudrant Tourney 3:00pm Baseball
Thursday, March 10 Quitman St. Frederick Choudrant Tourney 5:15pm Baseball
Thursday, March 10 Weston Quitman JPRD 5:30pm Softball
Friday, March 11 JHHS Dodson JPRD 5:00pm Baseball
Friday, March 11 JHHS tba Saline Tourney tba Softball
Friday, March 11 Quitman LaSalle Tioga Tourney 6:00pm Softball
Friday, March 11 Weston Delhi Charter JPRD 5:00pm Softball
Friday, March 11 Weston St. Frederick Choudrant Tourney 5:15pm Baseball
Saturday, March 12 JHHS tba Saline Tourney tba Softball
Saturday, March 12 Quitman Claiborne Christian Choudrant Tourney 9:00am Baseball
Saturday, March 12 Quitman Pitkin Tioga Tourney 11:00am Softball
Saturday, March 12 Quitman Mamou Tioga Tourney 3:00pm Softball
Saturday, March 12 Weston Oak Grove Choudrant Tourney 3:45pm Baseball

Weston girls power past Georgetown

Game MVP’s: Taylor Chatham, Emma Kate McBride, Lainee Trosclair, and Jacie Ledford

Weston pounded out a season best in hits and runs to power past Georgetown by a 17-13 margin. Led by four hits apiece by Alaina Trosclair and Lexi Barmore and three more from Jacie Ledford the Lady Wolves totaled 16 hits, including seven that went for extra bases.

Barmore smashed two or the five triples Weston stroked, with Trosclair, Josie Irven and Emma Kate McBride each collecting a “three bagger.” Jacie Ledford hit a home run and Taylor Chatham slapped a double as the Lady Wolves got more extra base hits in this game than the previous three combined. 

Trosclair and Barmore had perfect days at the plate with Trosclair reaching five times on four hits and a walk leading to four runs scored, two stolen bases and two RBI. Barmore went 4/4, scored twice and knocked in a season best five runs while Ledford got three hits in four at bats, knocked in four, scored two and stole a base.

Mary Catherine Hay also came up big with two hits, scored two runs and swiped a season best three bases. Additional contributors were Taylor Chatham (RS, SB, RBI), Irvin (2 RS, 2 RBI), McBride (2 RS, RBI), Layken Roberts (RS) and Hailey Chatham (RS). McBride held Georgetown to just two runs over the first four innings and went the distance to pick up her second win of the year. Although Georgetown scored 13 runs only 5 were earned as Weston made 7 errors in the contest.   

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Georgetown (0-5) 2 0 0 0 5 3 3 13 10 5
Weston (3-1) 3 0 2 4 2 6 x 17 16 7

WP – McBride (2-0), LP – n/a
2B – T. Chatham
3B – Barmore 2, Irvin, McBride, Trosclair
HR – Ledford
RBI – Barmore 5, Ledford 4, Trosclair 2, Irvin 2, T. Chatham, McBride, Hay
SB – Hay 3, Trosclair 2, T. Chatham

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