HMS Lady Tigers win over Lions
LAFAYETTE _ Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers opened the season with an 8-6 victory over the Lafayette Lady Lions here Thursday at the LHS Field.
Hanson struck for three runs in both the third and six innings while also adding runs in the fourth and seventh frames to pull out the 8-6 victory. Lafayette scored two runs in the bottom half of the first inning before adding three in the fifth and one in the sixth frame.
Leading hitters for the HMS Lady Tigers were: Evelyn Pontiff, 2 for 3, run; Alyssa Young, 2 for 4, 2 runs, RBI; Kimberly Sonnier, 2 for 4, run, RBI; Ashley Champagne, 1 for 4, Paige Diamond, 2 for 4, homer, double, 5 RBI, run; Noel Baker, 1 for 4; Kaylee Broussard, 2 for 4, run; Charlotte Pillaro, 1 for 1 and Morgan Baudoin, 3 for 4, run, RBI.
Sarah Sonnier and Morgan Baudoin were the pitchers for the Lady Tigers. Sonnier gave up three earned runs with 10 strikeouts and five walks for the win.
Hanson (1-0) will play host to Vermilion Catholic Thursday at 5 p.m. to open the District 7-A season at the HMS Girls Softball Complex.