Mother Nature won the weekend, but District 4-5A baseball is back in the spotlight Monday with a pair of games that will again shuffle the middle of the bottlenecked standings.
LIVINGSTON -- Colten Newsom pitched a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts and Doyle pounced on six Springfield errors in a 6-0 win on Tuesday in District 10-2A play.
LIVINGSTON -- Doyle broke open a close game with a four-run 6th inning to seal an 8-4 win over French Settlement in District 10-2A play Thursday.
NEW ROADS -- Jordan Dauthier's three-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the 7th inning lifted False River to a 13-9 win over Doyle on Thursday.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- Doyle scored in all but two innings to break into District 10-2A play with a 6-4 win over French Settlement on Tuesday.
LIVINGSTON -- It took a while for Doyle to gets its bats heated up Wednesday against Pearl River, but the Tigers made sure the finished with a flurry.
LIVINGSTON – Doyle played its District 10-2A opener on Tuesday against St. Thomas Aquinas without its top two pitchers and the Lady Falcons capitalized in a 15-6 victory.
Albany and Doyle each went 2-0 Saturday in the Albany Tournament, with Albany scoring an 11-1 win over Northlake Christian and a 5-2 victory over French Settlement.
ALBANY -- Albany broke open a tight game to score a 5-1 win over Springfield, and Doyle pounded out 14 hits to rally for an 8-6 win over Ponchatoula on the opening day of the Albany Tournament on Thursday.
Daniel Kennedy has been coaching long enough to know that in the age of power rankings, records don't mean a whole lot when it comes to the playoffs.
The schedule is a bit different than originally planned, but the Albany Tournament will go on with a slightly altered plan.
LIVINGSTON -- Doyle opened the season strongly Monday, with Colten Newsome and Ty Mixon combining to no-hit Sumner in a 6-0 triumph.
For Doyle coach Daniel Kennedy and Springfield coach Blake Zito, part of the challenge this season was finding consistency from their teams. They might not be there quite yet, but their teams may be playing their best when it matters most.
The pressure of the playoffs might get to some people, but for Albany coach Stacy Darouse it's just part of the territory that comes with coaching at her alma mater.