Dutchtown’s bats come alive in jamboree sweep

Peter Silas Pasqua
Dutchtown’s Justin Musselman is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run in the Griffins’ 4-2 victory over St.?Amant Saturday morning in the St. Amant Jamboree

ST. AMANT - Dutchtown hit three home runs in a 4-2 victory over St. Amant in the opening game of the St. Amant Jamboree Saturday morning and then held off Thibodaux for a 1-0 win in the second game.

Alex Millet got things started for Dutchtown with a one-out solo home run over the left center wall in the first inning off St. Amant starter Jake Bordelon.

Lee Elisar drew a one-out walk off Griffin starter Court Schwing and stole second before Caleb Templet and Kenny Wilkins flew out to right fielder Dillon Day.

Jesse Buratt opened the second inning with a solo blast over the left field wall off Bordelon before Britt Gautreaux beat out a grounder. Justin Musselman then connected on a two-run shot to left to put the Griffins ahead 4-0. Leadoff hitter Damon Scanlon would draw a two-out walk but Millet grounded out to shortstop Dillon Morin to end the inning.

Dane Morin grounded through the right infield with one out in the bottom half off Chris Boutwell but Boutwell struck out Templet after hitting A.J. Bonadona.

Dillon Savoy retired the Griffins in order in the top of the third striking out Day before Templet caught Wesley Perkins’ pop up in foul territory and Buratt lined out to left.

Dillon Morin and Elisar drew consecutive walks off Perkins in the bottom half before Millet ate Templet’s grounder to load the bases. Perkins struck out Wilkins but Dillon Morin scored on a pass ball before Kahn Petite lined to center to plate pinch running Adrian Bourgeois. Petite was thrown out at first on the hit and Templet advanced to third before Perkins hit Dylan Delaune and walked Justin Manton to load the bases again but Bonadona flied out to Day to end the game.

Dutchtown 1, Thibodaux 0

Dutchtown starter Camron Breeden struck out the side in the top of the first inning Saturday afternoon.

The Griffins got the only run they needed in the bottom half when Scanlon drew a lead off walk off pitcher Jacob Benoit and scored on shortstop Randall Daigle’s high throw to first with two outs. Scanlon advanced on Millet’s liner off Benoit and catcher interference on Day before Perkins lined out to Daigle who went to second for the potential double play. Daigle struck out Buratt to end the inning.

Gauthreaux retired the Tigers in order in the top of the second striking out Chase Granier to end the inning.

Daigle struck out Matt Willis and John Lamert tin the bottom half to retire the side in order.

Jordan Falgoust reached courtesy a bad throw from Colin Poche at third before Buratt hit Brian Kraemer. Millet bobbled Brent Bonvillian’s grounder to load the bases before Brandon Thibodeaux popped up to Buratt and Poche turned a double play on Bryce Chaisson’s grounder to third by stepping on the base.

Millet lined a two-out single to shallow center in the bottom half but Day’s fly ended the game.