The Lee Academy baseball team won one of three games in a tournament in Starkville last week.
That put the Colts’ record to 2-2 on the season.
The Colts lost to East Mississippi powerhouse Heritage Academy, but beat Indianola Academy and then fell to Bayou Academy.
The game slipped away early as the Colts lost 18-4 to Heritage Academy Saturday.
Heritage Academy scored on a single by Caleb Hall, a single by Carson Hollis, a single by Mitchell Woodard, and a double by Reed Brewer in the first inning.
The Colts struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Heritage Academy, giving up 18 runs.
Heritage Academy scored 13 runs in the fourth inning. Rhett Ketchum, Hall, Brewer, Baker Imes, Drew Huskison, and Ketchum all drove in runs in the frame.
Ketchum led the Heritage Academy to victory on the pitcher's mound. The hurler allowed four hits and four runs over three and a third innings, striking out four. Hall threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Ryan Mooney took the loss for Lee. The righty lasted three innings, allowing seven hits and six runs while striking out five.
Lee launched one home run on the day. Graydon Gullick had a homer in the first inning.
Mooney, Tanner Fava, Jackson Spinks, and Gullick each collected one hit to lead the Colts.
Heritage Academy tallied 13 hits in the game. Ketchum, Hall, and Woodard all collected multiple hits for Heritage Academy. Ketchum led Heritage Academy with four hits in four at bats.
The Colts defeated Indianola Academy 10-0 Saturday.
Graydon Gullick threw a gem on Saturday for Lee Academy Colts Varsity, allowing zero runs and besting Indianola Academy by a score of 10-0
The Colts got on the board in the first inning. An error scored two runs for Lee.
A single by Walker Zepponi in the first inning was a positive for Indianola Academy.
Gullick took the win for Lee. The righty lasted five innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out eight and walking zero.
Zepponi took the loss for Indianola Academy. The hurler lasted two innings, allowing four hits and five runs while striking out two.
The Colts racked up eight hits. Ethan Dalton, Aidan Byrd, and Gullick all managed multiple hits for Lee Academy. Dalton went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Colts. Dalton led the Colts with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with nine stolen bases.
Byrd was 2-for-3 with one run. Gullick was 2-for-3 with one run and two RBIs.
Lee opened the tournament Friday with a 4-3 loss to Bayou Academy.
The game was tied at three with Bayou Academy batting in the top of the sixth when Parker Harris grounded out, scoring one run.
The Colts knotted the game up at three in the bottom of the fifth inning, when Gullick homered on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.
Bayou Academy scored three runs in the fourth inning. Bayou Academy's big inning was driven by groundouts by Harris and Ben Caleb Malloy and a home run by Hayes Holman.
Malloy was credited with the victory for Bayou Academy. The ace lasted six and a third innings, allowing three hits and three runs while striking out four and walking one. Harris threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Russell Cook took the loss for Lee. The righty went three innings, allowing three runs on three hits and striking out two.
The Colts hit one home run on the day. Gullick had a homer in the fifth inning.
Gullick led the Colts with two hits in three at bats. Lee Academy Colts Varsity didn't commit a single error in the field. Andrew Williamson had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.
Alford Hill went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Bayou Academy in hits.
Lee is at Pillow Academy at 6 p.m. Monday. Lee is at Central Holmes Christian at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Lee hosts at 6 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 11.