Cardinals belt Silsbee in big 22-4A road win

Published 9:35 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2019

SILSBEE — The Bridge City Cardinals exploded past the Silsbee Tigers 12-2 in District 22-4A action at Tiger Field Tuesday night.

The Cardinals broke away from a 2-2 tie in the top of the fifth inning thanks to a three-run home run blast by Sam Carpenter and scored six more runs in the top of the sixth to pull away even more.

Carpenter had a pair of hits and four runs batted in.

Logan Hamm contributed three hits and brought in three runs while Havard had a hit and two RBI.

Peyton Havard had another solid outing on the mound for the Cardinals (10-4-2, 2-0), striking out eight Tigers (5-5, 0-1) in five innings of work.

The Cardinals finished with eight hits while the Tigers had three.

The Cardinals will host Hardin-Jefferson Friday.