Cass 14, Lamar 4
The Colonels never trailed against Lamar, scoring 1 run in the first and sixth innings, 5 in the third, 3 in the second and 4 in the fourth. They pounded out 14 hits. Lamar scored 1 run in each of the first four innings.
Cass improved its overall record to 5-2 with the victories, the lopsided scores helping to ease some of the sting from a 7-1 loss to South Forsyth that had opened its region play Thursday.
Leading the Colonels were Dalton Parham, 3-of-4 with two doubles and a single, 5 RBIs, 4 runs; Connor Law, 4-of-4 with 4 doubles, 4 RBIs, 1 run; Tyler Gates, 3-of-5 with 3 singles, 3 RBIs; Chaz Wilson, 2-of-3 with 2 singles, 1 hit-by-pitch; Brandon Etheridge, 1 run; Blake Kirk, 1-of-1, 3 hit-by-pitches, 3 runs; Chris Morton, 1 RBI, 1 base on balls, 2 runs; Cameron Ray, 1 run; Hunter Southern, 2 runs.
Dylan Williams collected the win with five innings of work, allowing four runs, three earned, while fanning 7 batters. Chris Morton went one inning, striking out two.
The Colonels next play Tuesday at Sequoyah.
Cass 7, Shaw 1
Shaw took a 1-0 lead over Cass in the top of the first, but the Colonels answered in the second when Dylan Williams tied the game at 1-all.
Dalton Parham and Connor Law both crossed the plate to push Cass into the lead in the third, 3-1.
The Colonels added a run in the fifth (Tyler Gates) and three in the sixth (Parham, Austin Gore and Chris Morton) to end scoring at 7-1.
Leading the Cass charge were Parham, 1-of-3, 2 runs; 1-of-3, 1 run; Gates, 1-of-2, 1 run; Cameron Ray, 2-of-2, Morton, 2-of-2.
Noah Sims earned the win for the Colonels, pitching five innings, allowing one run and striking out 4. Chaz Wilson was credited with a save with two innings of work, striking out 4.
The loss dropped Shaw's record to 2-1 on the season.