Anacoco heading to quarterfinals after beating Lacassine

Published 4:54 pm Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Anacoco senior Jett Rogers drove in the game-ending run on Monday as the Indians beat Lacassine in the regional round of the Class B playoffs, 11-1.

LEESVILLE – Senior Drew Tebbe did a little bit of everything for Anacoco on Monday.

Tebbe gave up just two hits over four innings and smashed a two-run homer as he helped guide the second-ranked Indians to an 11-1 Class B regional playoff victory over the Lacassine Cardinals at Leesville High School.

With the win, Anacoco will play in the Class B quarterfinals against 10th-seeded Weston, which upset Converse on Monday. The game will be played at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Weston.

The Indians took a 2-0 lead in the second inning with a pair of runs, but Lacassine answered with a run in the third thanks to an RBI-single off the bat of Jace Bageux, cutting the deficit to one, 2-1.

However, Anacoco scored twice in the third and used a six-run fourth inning to open up a 10-1 advantage.

The game ended in the fifth when senior Jett Rogers connected on an RBI-single to enforce the 10-run mercy rule.

Tebbe worked four innings for the Indians, giving up one run on two hits with six strikeouts. Offensively, he hit a two-run homer and scored two times.

Noah Carroll had a pair of hits, two runs scored and an RBI, while Dylan Fitzgerald had a double, two runs scored and two RBIs.

Rogers, Chase Taylor and Zack Benevage each added a hit and RBI for the Indians.

Bageux was the star for Lacassine as he had two hits and an RBI. He was also the pitcher of record in the loss.

This article originally appeared on Leesville Daily Leader: Anacoco heading to quarterfinals after beating Lacassine