Prep Report: QHS softball soars to top of district 1B

Play at the Plate!
photo courtesy of Tony Valentino

The hits just keep on coming! Tom Cruise made that excerpt famous when he uttered the line during the 1992 blockbuster movie A Few Good Men. It is even more apropos today as it now is being referred to the unbelievable string of home runs that freshman phenom Maggie Guyotte has put together. 

In QHS’s district 1B victories over Weston and Castor by 14-3 and 17-3 scores, “Going, Going, Gone” Guyotte had four RBI while walloping a home runs against Weston and drove in five more after connecting twice against Castor to give her at least one “tater” in seven straight games and nine in all over the period. For the season now Guyotte has gone yard 14 times and driven in 37 runs which according to is the two best totals for a freshman in the NATION and the second best in the state among any player from any classification. For good measure she also pitched her team to victory against the parish rival. Cali Deal continued a streak of her own, as she won her 8 straight in the circle against Castor to go along with two saves in 10 appearances this season.

Weston dominates Doyline

 Weston 18 Doyline 3: The Lady Wolves rallied from the loss to Weston to even their district 1B record at 1-1 after scoring 11 runs in the top of the second inning to go along with the six they scored in the first. Alaina Trosclair had her best game of the year as she socked a home run and a double, drove in five and scored three. Carly Jo Griffin also trotted around the bases after going deep, scored three and drove in two. Gracie Mudge went 3/3 with 3RBI and a run scored, while Josie Irvin got two hits, scored twice and had an RBI. Anslee Aldy, who was the winning pitcher helped herself with a 2/2 day with 2RBI and a run scored. while Betty McCarty had a hit, scored a run and knocked one in. Jacie Ledford also smashed a triple, had an RBI and scored three times.

Castor crushes JHHS

What goes up must come down – Newton’s Law
The Jonesboro-Hodge baseball team got a lesson in physics on Tuesday as after winning a second game out of the last three, the Tigers came crashing back to earth.  Castor crushed JHHS 27-3 by jumping out to a 9-0 lead after one and put the game away with 16 more in the second. Alfonso Calahan and Trey Trosclair got two hits for the Tigers who fell to 2-6 on the year. 

Minden slips by Quitman

Minden scored a single run in six of the seven innings taking advantage of a season worst 9 errors. Logan Ponder led the Wolverines with two hits, two runs score and an RBI. Ian Tilley took the loss on the bump for the Wolverines 

Weston whips West Ouachita

Tait Henderson pitched five innings of shut out ball before tiring against the Division 1 opponent to even their record at 7-7. Colton Blundell, Cole Tolar and Drew Browning all got two hits each, while Henderson helped his own cause with a hit and two RBI’s. Bryce Zehr pitched the seventh for the save. 

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