Last week was “Rivalry Week” for the Enterprise State Community College baseball and softball squads as they met Lurleen B. Wallace in games both home and away.
The Lady Boll Weevils opened the week by splitting a doubleheader with the Lady Saints on March 25 at home before dropping both games in another doubleheader on the road on March 27.
On March 25, ESCC knocked off LBW 10-0 in the first game but dropped the second game 15-5. In game one, Sydney Arnett went 2-for-3 with a home run, four RBIs and one run, while Lillian Reynolds went 2-for-3 with two runs. Tori Watts and Harleigh Sims all earned two runs, while Theresa Reynolds, Aspyn Sanchez and Kelsie Hagood scored one run each.
Arnett had a huge day in the circle, pitching all five innings while mowing down six batters and giving up just two hits and no runs.
Arnett went 1-for-3 in the second game with yet another homer plus four RBIs and a run. Bianca Potts also belted a home run. Watts, Theresa Reynolds and Hagood scored the other three Lady Weevil runs.
Mackenzie Chamblee pitched five innings and gave up 15 hits with 15 runs including two homers. She also struck out three batters.
The Lady Weevils lost game one of the second doubleheader on March 27 by a score of 2-0 in a low-scoring, defensive battle. Watts, McKinzi Kent, Sanchez, Keisley Cotton and Hagood each had one hit.
Arnett pitched all six innings and gave up just six hits and two runs, while striking out three batters.
In game two, both teams were able to get their bats going but LBW managed to complete the sweep of the doubleheader with an 8-5 win.
Kent led ESCC at the plate going 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a run. Sanchez, Lillian Reynolds, Potts and Watts scored one run each.
Chamblee pitched six innings and struck out one batter, while giving up nine hits and eight runs with two homers.
Tankeya Smith had two double plays on defense, while Potts, Theresa Reynolds and Sanchez each earned a double play.
The Weevils split both doubleheaders against LBW last week. On March 25 in Andalusia, LBW won the first game 8-6, while ESCC responded with a 4-2 win in the second game.
In game one, both Kyle Vogler and Zach Hansen hit home runs. Vogler scored two runs, while Connor Purvis, Hansen, Carter Duke and Connor Varnum scored one run each.
Bradley Peddie pitched five innings and struck out one batter, while giving up five hits and five runs with two of those hits being homers. Elliot Baxter pitched one inning and gave up one hit with three runs. That one hit was another Saint homerun.
ESCC bounced back to pick up a 4-2 win in the second game. The two sides were knotted 2-2 going into extra innings when Cameron Williams drove both Jon Lewis and Purvis home for the game-winning scores.
Vogler went 2-for-3 at the plate with a run, while Purvis went 2-for-4 with two runs.
Jade Sikes pitched four innings and struck out five batters along with giving up five hits and two runs. Bailey Shannon struck out three batters and gave up no hits or runs in three innings pitched. Noah Farmer also didn’t give up a hit or a run, while striking out one batter in one pinning pitched.
ESCC again started off the second doubleheader – this time at home – with a loss to LBW 11-7 on March 27.
Chrisitan Beasley score two runs for ESCC, while Purvis, Vogler, Mac Danford, Lewis and Kolby Pickles scored one run each.
Caleb Griffin struck out two batters and gave up five hits and seven runs with one homer in two and 2/3 innings pitched. Taylor Gover mowed down three batters but gave up four hits and four runs in four and 1/3 innings on the mound.
ESCC bounced back again and dominated LBW this time, winning 9-2 to finish off the doubleheader.
Hansen hit his second home run against LBW, while also scoring two runs. Williams and Shannon also scored two runs, while Varnum, Danford and Purvis scored one run each.
Maddox Herring pitched five and 2/3 innings and gave up five hits and two runs, while also striking out three batters. New Brockton native Ethan Stinson pitched one and 1/3 inning and gave up two hits with no runs.