Tors hold off North Vermilion in season opener

Published 11:44 am Tuesday, February 22, 2022

From Staff Reports

The Sulphur Tors opened the 2022 season Monday with a narrow 6-5 win over North Vermilion at McMurry Park.

North Vermilion cut the Tors’ lead to one run in the top of the seventh after score runs on a pair of bases loaded walks. Carson Cauvin took the mound with one out and struck out the first batter he faced and shortstop Gage Trahan got a force out at second to end the game. David was credited with a save. Vinny Collins earned the win with 1 2/3 innings in relief of starter Jake Brown.

The Tors led 5-0 through four innings, but the Patriots started to chip away at the deficit with three run in the fifth inning backed by a pair of RBI singles by Camden Breaux and John Touchet.

Dillon Bird’s sacrifice fly put the Tors up 1-0 in the first inning.

In the third Brown hit a sac fly and Bird knocked in two runs on a single to increase the Tors’ lead to 4-0.

Brown led the Tors at the plate, going 3 for 3 with two runs and a RBI. Bird went 1 for 2 with three RBI.

The Tors will host the All Star Buick GMC Invitational this weekend at McMurry Park.

Tournament schedule


St. Louis vs. Barbe, 4 p.m., Field 41

St. Louis vs. Sulphur, 7 p.m., Field 41


Neville vs. Barbe, 4 p.m., Field 41

Neville vs. Sulphur, 7 p.m., Field 41

Calvary Baptist vs. St. Louis, 4 p.m., Field 40

Calvary Baptist vs. Barbe, 7 p.m., Field 40


Glenmora vs. Sulphur, 10 a.m., Field 41

Calvary Baptist vs. Sulphur, 1 p.m., Field 41

Neville vs. St. Louis, 10 a.m., Field 40

Glenmora vs. Barbe, 2 p.m., Field 40