Cantrelle’s Career Day Leads The Cajuns To Victory
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns were looking to put yesterday's game behind them and try to even their conference record. The Little Rock Trojans and the Cajuns had a high scoring affair but Hayden Cantrelle would lead the charge for the Cajuns and seal the victory over Little Rock as they defeat them 16-10
Cantrelle would start the game off with a solo home run to give the Cajuns an early 1-0 lead. The Trojans would take the lead right back with a 3 run home run in the bottom of the first. Cantrelle would get 2 more RBIs when he would hit a 2 run home run in the top of the 3rd to tie the game up.
Every time the Cajuns would get things going, the Trojans would answer right back. That was no different in the 3rd and 4th innings. The Trojans would score 3 in the bottom of the 3rd when they got a run on a hit by pitch with the bases loaded and a 2 RBI single to take a 6-3 lead. The Cajuns would get a run back in the top of the 4th to make it 6-4 but then the Trojans would get 3 more in the bottom of the 4th to make it 9-4.
The Cajuns would make a comeback starting in the 5th inning when they would get a run on an RBI single to make it 9-5. Orynn Veillon would lead off the top of the 6th with a solo home run and Jonathon Windham would hit an RBI single. Cantrelle would follow that up with an RBI double and Kasuls, his 4th RBI of the game. Hunter Kasuls would score Cantrelle on a sacrifice fly to tie the game up.
Handsome Monica would give the Cajuns the lead back when he hit a solo home run and the Cajuns would actually get another run in the inning despite being doubled up. The Cajuns would take an 11-9 lead into the bottom of the 7th which was their first lead since the top of the 1st. The Cajuns were able to escape the bottom of the 7th without allowing a run as the Trojans left the bases loaded.
Hayden Cantrelle would hit his 3rd home run of the game to lead off the top of the 8th for his 5th RBI of the game. Daniel Lahare would get a bunt single and then Hunter Kasuls would hit a 2-run home run off of the foul pole to give the Cajuns a 14-9 lead. Todd Lott would get his 4th hit of the game and his 2nd RBI when he hit an RBI single in the top of the 8th to make it 15-9. The Trojans would get a run back in the bottom of the 8th off of a solo home run to make it 15-10 going to the 9th. Brennan Breaux would get an RBI double in the top of the 9th to give the Cajuns a 16-10 lead and that's all they would need as the seal the victory.
The Cajuns will look to take the series tomorrow when they face off against the Trojans at noon. The Cajuns will return home and play Northwestern State on Tuesday.