Parish prep baseball / softball teams slated for busy weekend

QHS to unveil new scoreboard and lights on softball field

Jackson Parish High Schools have a heavy slate of baseball and softball games scheduled for the remainder of the first week of LHSAA competition. Action on Wednesday and Thursday will be played locally highlighted by a pair of first year head coaches making their debut at Jonesboro-Hodge and Quitman High School playing their first softball game at home in several years.

Matthew Pearce will lead the Lady Tigers into battle against Wossman on Wednesday and again against Calvin on Thursday while Zach Cheatwood will bring the Tigers against Weston in a parish battle against Weston. All the games will be played at the JPRD Sports Complex. The final game on Thursday will pit Quitman against D’Arbonne Woods in a softball matchup that will be played on the QHS campus at the renovated softball field equipped with new lights and scoreboard. 

The weekend finds Quitman and Weston taking part in baseball and softball tournaments all across the state. The Weston baseball team earns the long distance travel award by trekking to south Louisiana to take part in the East Ascension/Zachary Tournament where they will play St. Michael’s on Friday and East Ascension on Saturday. Quitman will play on Saturday in the Many Tournament where they will first face Converse in a rematch of last years Class B semi final contest and then St. Mary’s out of Natchitoches.

In softball action both Quitman and Weston is playing in the prestigious annual season opening Polar Bear Softball Tournament on the campus of ULM in Monroe this Friday and Saturday. Quitman is slated to play Franklin Parish on Friday and both Caldwell Parish and Calvary Baptist on Saturday. Weston’s opponents and game times were not identified on the schedule. For times of all games see below.

Prep Baseball / Softball Schedule for Wednesday – Saturday (February 22 – 25)

Wednesday JHHS Wossman Softball JPRD* 5:00pm
Thursday JHHS Weston Baseball JPRD* 5:00pm
Thursday JHHS Calvin Softball JPRD* 5:00pm
Thursday Quitman D’Arbonne Woods Softball QHS 5:30pm
Thursday Weston Choudrant Softball Choudrant 4:00pm
Friday Weston St. Michael Baseball EA/Zachary Tourney 4:00pm
Friday Weston TBA Softball Polar Bear Tourney – ULM TBA
Friday Quitman Franklin Parish Softball Polar Bear Tourney – ULM 3:00pm
Saturday Weston East Ascension Baseball EA/Zachary Tourney 10:00pm
Saturday Quitman Converse Baseball Many Tournament 9:00am
Saturday Quitman St. Mary’s Baseball Many Tournament 11:00am
Saturday Weston TBA Softball Polar Bear Tourney – ULM TBA
Saturday Quitman Caldwell Softball Polar Bear Tourney – ULM 1:00pm
Saturday Quitman Calvary Baptist Softball Polar Bear Tourney – ULM 5:00pm
*JPRD – Jackson Parish Recreation Department Sports Complex

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