THIBODAUX C North Webster’s season came to an end Sat, as No. 2 seeds E.D. White taken the Knights out of the Group 3A baseball playoffs.
The Knights fell game one 10-0 Friday night in five innings, but returned Saturday ready for a conflict. The Knights fought, but couldn’t pull out a close 2-1 selection.
North Webster ends their season with a record of 25-8, a drastic advancement for the Knights in 12 months two under head mentor Dane Peavy.
Peavy praised the fundamentals of At the.D. White, but notion errors and matchups were his / her team’s undoing.
“We had a bad matchup on Friday,” Peavy explained. “They had us pegged together with knew what they were facing in Connor (McClure). You’re always going to second guess yourself, however we were confident going in. It really didn’t work out in the end.”
In the next game, the Knights despatched Logan Vidrine to the mound and had a way to win a close ball game, nonetheless the Knights couldn’t get it done.
“Logan printed well against them, but we gave up two unearned extends,” Peavy said. “I told the guys when we went down their it absolutely was going to be about execution. These were a good team, we’re an excellent team and it’s going to conclude who executed the most. We simply didn’t do that.”
The Knights will probably say goodbye to six seniors (Blake Atchley, Daniel Lewis, Dallas, texas Lay, Clay Mahaffey, Logan Vidrine and Connor McClure) who are the driving force behind the 2010 success.
“Those guys mean a lot to me,” Peavy said. “Dallas ended up being injured last year and I’m pleased he got to be healthy this holiday season. Clay Mahaffey left last year plus came back to finish where he began, I’m happy for her. All those guys man, I won’t say enough about them.”
The Knights will have big shoes so that you can fill, but also plenty of firepower allowed to remain in the arsenal.
“You have to get much better each and every season,” Peavy claimed. “I have faith in the guys we have coming back. I think we’ll continue to make a great run at it.”