The 2021 Calvin Baseball team finished the regular season as District 4-C Co-Champs and a record of 13-3. Calvin received a bye in the first round of the playoffs due to their final state ranking of #4.
In the regional round on Monday, May 3rd, #4 Calvin defeated #13 Kilbourne by a score of 23-4 to advance to the quarterfinals against #5 Downsville.
The Cougars tore up the base paths, as five players stole at least two bases. Huckaby led the way with 8. The Cougars were led in hitting by shortstop Wayne Curtis Huckaby who went 4-5 and scored four runs on the day. 3rd baseman Joseph Adams and 2nd baseman John Landon Poisso each went 4-4 and scored 4 runs each. Catcher Dylan Kyle was 3-5 and scored 3 runs, while senior pitcher Anthony Adams was 2-2 and scored twice.
Defensively the Cougars were solid with an amazing play by Joseph Adams flipping the ball at third after a diving catch to Wayne Curtis Huckaby for the out.
Adams led things off on the pitcher’s mound for the Cougars. The fireballer allowed zero hits and four runs over two innings, striking out three.
The Cougars will play at home Thursday, May 6th at 4 against the Downsville Demons for the chance to advance to the State Tournament in Sulphur next week.
This year’s Calvin Cougar Baseball team consist of:
|Wayne Curtis Huckaby||#5||Junior|
|John Bradley Griffin||#44||Sophomore|
|John Landon Poisso||#23||Sophomore|
Stats: Grace Caskey and Emma Claire Canerday
Scoreboard: Halle Roton
Coaches: David Huckaby and Rhett Jones
*Some details collected from Narrative Science and GameChanger Media.