Baseball Bears On Five Game Win Streak
Three tough games are on the schedule this week as the Bears head deeper into 5-5A play. The Bears are on a five game win streak after sweeping St. Amant and McKinley for two games each, and topping East Ascension in game one of the series. The Bears are 19-8 on the season and 5-0 in district play.
In the five game run, the Bears outscored their opponents 75 – 12, with three shutouts in the books. Brock Perry and Austin Andrishok combined to no-hit McKinley, and Nick Judice and Mason Maurer combined to one-hit the Panthers. Both games were shutouts. Perry shutout St. Amant in the district opener for the Bears.
On Tuesday, April 10, Catholic will travel to Ambeau Field in Gonzales to face East Ascension. The Bears were victorious in the first game, 15-7, behind Andrishok and Luke McGibboney’s mound outings. The Bears clubbed out 15 hits versus EA and scored 13 runs in the first four innings. Head coach Brad Bass was pleased with the effort. “Our bats are coming alive and hot hitting is contagious. Everyone in the lineup wants to be involved in our offensive success. We have been good on the mound and our pitching depth has developed for our district and post-season run,” said Bass.
After the Bears face EA on Tuesday, they will host Dutchtown at Grizzly Field on Thursday, April 12 at 5 p.m. The series finale is set for Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at Dutchtown.
Season Stats After 27 Games:
Regulars hitters above .300 are Bryan Bergeron (.407); Cameron Dartez (.361); Brennan Lambert (.352); Brady Hebert (.351); Zach Ordeneaux (.329) and Grant Segar (.308).
The Bears have slugged six home runs on the season, with Zach Ordeneaux leading the charge with three. Grant Segar has two and Brady Hebert has one.
In the RBI department, Ordeneaux and Segar lead the club with 22. Lambert has 19. Hebert and Dartez each have 18 RBI.
On the mound, Austin Andrishok and Brock Perry are both 4-1. Grant Segar has a 3-1 record. Brady Hebert, Nick Judice and MasonMaurer all have two wins apiece. Luke McGibboney leads CHS with three saves.
The staff ERA is a glowing 2.53.