MCHS' Hebert throws second no hitter in as many days
Morgan City High School’s Kennedy Hebert tossed her second no-hitter in as many days as the Morgan City Lady Tigers improved to 2-0 this season.
Morgan City’s latest win was an 8-0 victory at Lutcher Wednesday. Morgan City opened its season with a 14-0 run-rule victory at H.L. Bourgeois in five innings Tuesday. Hebert, a Nicholls commit, also has swung a hot bat in her opening two games of the season. She is a combined 5-for-8 in with two home runs, nine RBIs and a double. She has homered in both games, including a grand slam in Wednesday’s victory. Against Lutcher, Morgan City did all of its damage in the second and third innings, as it scored four runs in each frame.
Hebert pitched a complete game and surrendered two walks while she fanned 14. Offensively, she finished 5-for-5 with a home run, a double, six RBIs and two runs scored. Other top Morgan City contributors included Madalyn Hebert, 2-for-3 with a run, and Gracie Verrett, 1-for-4, two RBIs. In all, Morgan City had 12 hits.
In the H.L. Bourgeois’ win, Morgan City had 14 hits. Kennedy Hebert finished 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs, a stolen base and three runs. Other top Morgan City contributors included Scottie Metrejean, 3-for-3, three RBIs; Matti Rivere, 2-for-4, five RBIs and a run; Madalyn Hebert, 2-for-3, two RBIs and two runs; Hannah Prado, 2-for-3, a double, a stolen base and two runs; Verrett, 1-for-4, a double; and Dru Gros, an RBI.
On the mound, Hebert pitched a complete game and fanned nine.
CCHS defeats Vandebilt Catholic
Central Catholic High School defeated Vandebilt Catholic, 15-8, in high school softball action in Houma Tuesday.
The game was called after six innings due to darkness.
The Lady Eagles never trailed, jumping out to as much as an 8-0 lead in the top of the fourth.
While Vandebilt Catholic cut its deficit to 8-6 after four innings, Central Catholic countered with four runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth for a 15-6 lead.
Vandebilt Catholic scored two more runs in its final at bat.
Sara Thomas earned the win. In 3.1 innings, she surrendered one earned run on three hits with three walks.
Offensively, the Lady Eagles had 15 hits.
Brooke Lipari finished 3-for-4 with three runs scored and a stolen base for Central Catholic. Other top hitters included Emma Aucoin, 3-for-3, two runs scored and a stolen base; Haley Fontenot, 2-for-3, a double, an RBI and two runs scored; Kelly Russo, 2-for-3, two RBIs, two runs scored and a stolen base; Taylor Picou, 1-for-2, an RBI, a stolen base and a run(n; Hallie Autin, 1-for-4, a double, an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored; Kaleigh Navarro, 1-for-4, two RBIs; Rylie Theriot, 1-for-1, an RBI; and Bailee Lipari, two RBIs and a run.
Central Catholic (1-0) will return to action Thursday when it travels to face Westgate in a 5:30 p.m. contest at Terrebonne’s tournament.
Patterson starts season 2-0
The Patterson Lumberjills started their season 2-0 with wins against Ellender Monday and Centerville Tuesday.
Against Centerville, Patterson won 7-1.
Tapanga Haven earned the win.
Offensively, Kara Lawrence led Patterson with a 1-for-2 performance with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored. Other top offensive contributors included Makayla Knight, 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs, and Haven, 1-for-2 with a double.
Against Ellender, Patterson won 14-0. Haven earned the win on the mound.
Offensively, Emma Morgan led Patterson with a 3-for-3 performance with a double, a stolen base, three RBIs and three runs scored. Other top offensive contributors included Ashlynn Rock, 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs, a stolen base and a run scored; Emmeli Smith, 2-for4 with an RBI and a run; Haven, 2-for-3, an RBI and a stolen base; Knight, 1-for-4, a double, two RBIs and a run; Lawrence, 1-for-2, an RBI and a run; Shea Fontenot, an RBI and a run; and Cayla Wiggins, an RBI and a stolen base. Berwick falls to Thibodaux
The Berwick Lady Panthers dropped their season opener to Thibodaux, 8-2, on the road Tuesday.
Hits were even between the teams at nine apiece.
Emma Hover led Berwick with a 3-for-4 performance with a run. Other top Berwick contributors included Jaci Arnold, 2-for-4, a double and an RBI; Jordan Lipari, 2-for-4, a run scored; and Sydney Aucoin, an RBI.