Berwick Lady Panthers run-rule Franklin, 19-0
The Berwick Lady Panthers picked up their second run-rule victory in as many weeks with a 19-0 win against Franklin Thursday in three innings.
The Lady Panthers raced out to an 11-0 first inning lead in the District 9-3A contest.
No individual statistics were available.
Berwick improves to 11-8 overall and 4-2 in District 9-3A action. It will return to action Saturday when it travels to Erath for a District 9-3A contest. First pitch is set for 11 a.m.
Patterson defeats Erath
Patterson broke open a tied ball game in the bottom of the sixth in an 11-8 victory against Erath in District 9-3A play Thursday.
With the game tied at 7 heading into the bottom of the sixth and the bases loaded, Patterson’s Arianna Ross hit a bases-clearing triple for a 10-7 Patterson advantage.
Caitlyn Fontenot followed with a double to bring Ross home.
Erath plated a run in the top of the seventh.
“Our girls did a great job of fighting and finding a way to win,” Patterson coach Coby Minton said. “Erath hits the ball well.”
Minton said his team didn’t panic when Erath scored in the fifth and scored a run in the bottom of the fifth before the huge sixth inning.
Ross led the squad with a 3-for-4 performance with three RBIs and two runs, while Fontenot also finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs.
Other top contributors included Madi Morris, 2-for-3 and a solo home run; Carissa Fontenot, 2-for-3 and three RBIs; and Brittany Totten, 2-for-3, an RBI and two runs.
Taylor Hall earned the win on the mound for Patterson.
Patterson (15-6 overall, 3-3 in District 9-3A play) will look to keep its two-game winning streak alive when it hosts North Vermilion Saturday at 11 a.m. in a District 9-3A contest.
Central Catholic routs Vermilion Catholic, 11-1
Megan Landry tossed a two-hitter and fanned 11 as Central Catholic defeated Vermilion Catholic, 11-1, in six innings Thursday in Bayou Vista.
In six innings of work, Landry surrendered an unearned run and walked two.
Central Catholic never trailed as it scored five runs in the first and three more in the second.
While Vermilion Catholic scored its lone run in the top of the fourth to cut the deficit to 8-1, Central Catholic plated two runs in the bottom of the fifth and another in the sixth to end the game.
The Lady Eagles pounded out 14 hits in the victory, including four doubles.
Bridgette Swan finished 2-for-3 with an RBI, a stolen base and a run for the Lady Eagles, while Landry finished 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
Other top contributors included Caroline Byrne, 2-for-4, an RBI and a run; Kimberly Russo, 2-for-3, a double, a stolen base and two runs; Amanda Barron, 2-for-4 and a stolen base; Brittany Longman, 1-for-3, a double, an RBI and two runs; Celine Flores, 1-for-3, a double, an RBI and a run; and Olivia Crawford, 1-for-1 and two RBIs.
Central Catholic (17-5 overall, 4-0 in District 8-1A) will return to action Monday when they travel to face H.L. Bourgeois at 4 p.m.
Morgan City falls in
Errors marred Morgan City’s ‘Pink Game’ with top-ranked Hahnville Tuesday in Morgan City.
While the Tigers surrendered 11 runs in an 11-0 loss in six innings, just three of the runs were earned.
Taylor Prince and Tyler Hebert led the Lady Tigers at the plate as Prince finished 1-for-2 and Hebert, 1-for-3.
On the mound, Hebert tossed a complete game and surrendered nine hits, two walks and fanned three.
Morgan City (9-10) will return to action Saturday when it travels to Zachary for a nondistrict doubleheader with games at 10 a.m. and noon.