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)
|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||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|
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