07 Apr 2017

Baseball Bears Come From Behind To Keep Streak Alive

The CHS baseball team continued its hot streak, winning its 12th game in a row as they defeated district rival St. Amant in a come from behind 3-2 victory.

Brady Hebert tossed a complete game, going the full seven innings while giving up just four hits and striking out six. Hebert threw fifty-eight of his ninety-eight pitches for strikes and improved his record to 4-0 with a 2.80 ERA.

The Bears got on the board first in the fourth inning, when Loyola signee Patrick Crifasi tripled to drive in Jordan Werner. Werner reached on a single with two outs in the inning. The Gators answered with two runs in the top of the fifth to take the lead 2-1.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Parker Evans led off the with a double and Jonathan Mestayer entered as a pinch runner. Loyola signee Peyton Alexander singled to tie the game at two. Nicholls State bound Will Ethridge, just back from an injury, pinch hit to put runners at first and third. Jordan Werner’s safety squeeze scored Alexander to give the home team the lead they would not relinquish.  

The Bears and the Gators square off again Saturday, April 8, at 2 p.m. in St. Amant. The Gators will start LSU signee Blayne Enlow, one of the top right handers in the country. The Bears’ starter is undecided.

Check out The Advocate’s article on the Bears.