In the first round of the 5A South conference tournament, the Watson Chapel Wildcats handled the DeQueen Leopards in five innings by a score of 15-0 on Monday afternoon.
JaKobi Jackson dominated the mound for the Wildcats as he threw a no-hitter that included 10 strikeouts to shut down the bats for DeQueen.
Watson Chapel got off to a 2-0 lead after an RBI single by Jackson in the first inning and a sacrifice fly by Kevin Compton in the second inning.
The Wildcats put up nine runs in the third inning behind RBI’s from Gabe Starks, Garrett Dennis and Jalyn Williams.
Jackson also hit a three-run homer over the right-field fence in the inning to put Watson Chapel ahead 11-0.
Daniel Koonce sacrificed a run to start the fourth inning for Watson Chapel before Compton later doubled to drive in a run.
With Jackson driving in two more runs off a single, the Wildcats went ahead 15-0 to put the mercy rule in effect to win the game.
The Wildcats were led offensively by Jackson, who went 3-for-3 with six RBI’s and a home run. Randy Little Jr. and Williams both went 2-for-2 in the game for Watson Chapel.