Singer Hornets playoff run

By Mike Suchanek

Singer vs. Lacassine

Tate Hess throws shutout as Singer Hornets defeat Lacassine. Tate Hess had all the right stuff on Wednesday, Apr. 27, for the Singer Hornets allowing zero runs and beating Lacassine by a score of 2-0.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Hess struck out 18, while Jace Boguex sat down seven.

Singer got on the board in the first inning when Hess homered on the first pitch of his at bat, scoring two runs.

Hess went seven innings, allowing zero runs on three hits, striking out 18 and walking zero.

Hess, Caston Perkins, and Gavin Wright each collected one hit to lead Singer.

Singer vs. Quitman

Singer falls to #1 Quitman in second round after fifth inning score.

The Singer Hornets stayed in it until the end, but Quitman pulled away late in a 2-1 victory on Tuesday, May 3. The game was tied at one with Quitman batting in the bottom of the fifth when Tate Hess induced Ty Simonelli to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Quitman pitchers struck out 14, while Singers pitchers sat down nine.

Quitman evened things up at one in the bottom of the fourth inning. Riley Duck drove in one.

Simonelli led things off on the pitcher’s mound for Quitman. Simonelli went six innings, allowing one run on one hit and striking out 12.

Hess was on the mound for Singer. The righty lasted six innings, allowing six hits and two runs while striking out nine and walking zero.

Brayden Easley went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Singer in hits.

Singer was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Caston Perkins had the most chances in the field with nine.