Wildcats Go 2-2 in First Week of District

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By Josh Walker
Photos by Edie Myer

    Central had a rough start to district play with a loss to Catholic Tuesday 4-3. The Wildcats fought hard but couldn’t quite manufacture enough offense to beat the Bears. Central was led at the plate by Jacob Lesage who got 2 hits including a home run and all 3 RBI’s. Dylon Buhler started the game for the Wildcats and only gave up 3 runs in 3 2/3 innings of work.

    The Wildcats came out Thursday and were beaten by Denham Springs 7-0. Central was led at the plate by Lesage (1-3, double) and Sam Doucet (1-3). Cade Butler’s strong performance for the Yellow Jackets was enough to keep the Wildcats from scoring any runs.

    Central came out Saturday with a strong performance against Zachary. Buhler (6-0) started the game and pitched 4 1/3 strong innings giving up 1 run. Kelby Blalock closed out the game and only gave up 1 hit. Central was led by Layton Laird and Corey Davis who each had two hits. The Wildcats won the game 3-1.

    On Tuesday, the Wildcats traveled to Walker where they won 12-6. Sam Doucet (3-1) got the win while pitching 4 innings and giving up 3 runs. At the plate, the Wildcats were led by Chet Myer (3-5, 2 RBI’s), Layton Laird (2-4, RBI), and Corey Davis (3-4, 2 RBI’s).

    Central (16-8) plays again on Saturday at home against Live Oak at 2 p.m. The WIldcats are currently in third place in district, one game behind both Zachary and Catholic.

Kelby Blalock

Dylon Buhller

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