HOLDEN -- Holden scored a 12-0 win over Independence before dropping a 7-6 decision to Centerville on Saturday in the French Settlement/Holden Tournament.


The Rockets erupted for 11 runs in the second inning to spark the rout, and Dustin Rushing struck out 11 while giving up two hits in five innings for the win.

Holden had eight hits, as Cole Forbes went 1-for-1 with two runs scored and 2 RBIs, Phillip Davidson went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI, Donald Wilkinson was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI and Brian Smith went 1-for-3 with 2 RBIs and a run scored.

Holden 12, Independence 0 (5)

Independence  00 00 -- 0  2  3

Holden  1(11)0 0x -- 12  8  0

Jacob Lamy, Shane Hollingsworth (2) and Coy Baham, Lamy (4). Donald Wilkinson and Scott Robertson. W -- Wilkinson. L -- Lamy. 2B: Holden -- Donald Wilkinson, Cole Forbes. Records: Holden 7-3, Independence 0-14-1.


Holden led 6-3 after three innings, but Centerville picked up one in the 4th and three in the 5th to pick up the win.

Dawson Hutchinson gave up nine hits, three walks and struck out eight in a complete game loss.

Phillip Davidson was 3-for-4 with two runs scored, and Scott Robertson went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI to lead Holden.

Centerville 7, Holden 6

Centerville  030 130 0 -- 7  9  3

Holden  141 000 0 -- 6  8  3

L. Broussard and G. Buress. Dawson Hutchinson and Dustin Rushing. 2B: Centerville -- A Cuvillier, L Broussard. Records -- Holden 7-4, Centerville 5-4. Up next: Holden at Amite, 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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