Landry, Russo lead CCHS’ all-district selections
Coach Joe Russo (The Daily Review/File Photos)
Central Catholic placed 11 on the All-District 7-1A teams, including a sweep of the individual awards.
The Lady Eagles junior pitcher Megan Landry was named District 7-1A MVP, while coach Joe Russo was named the district’s Coach of the Year.
The Lady Eagles finished district play with a 12-0 mark, while Landry surrendered just seven runs and shut out every team in the district at least once in the two rounds of district play. She tossed two perfect games and three no-hitters.
Russo, who was coach of the year in the district in 2013, led a dominating team that outscored their district opponents 140-7.
In addition to Landry and Russo, other first-team selections for the Lady Eagles were first baseman Bridgette Swan, second baseman Brittany Longman, outfielder Geralyn Garrett and utility selection Kimberly Russo.
The Lady Eagles’ second-team selections consisted of third baseman Kaitlyn Gros, outfielder Brooke Lipari and utility selection Elizabeth Garber.
Honorable mention selections for Central Catholic were Jena Teachman, Hallie Autin and Paige Thomas.
Below is the complete all-district teams:
Pitcher: Megan Landry, Central Catholic; Sara Sonnier, Hanson Memorial; Morgan Touchet, Highland Baptist; and Cheyenne LaCombe, Gueydan.
Catcher: Paige Diamond, HMS
First Base: Bridgette Swan, CCHS
Second Base: Brittany Longman, CCHS
Third Base: Leah Camel, Vermilion Catholic
Shortstop: Kim Sonnier, HMS
Outfield: Brooke Bagala, HB; Geralyn Garret, CCHS; and Kaylee Broussard, HMS
Utility: Kimberly Russo, CCHS; Chelsea Lotief, Ascension Episcopal; Katie Frith, VC; and Allyssa Young, HMS
Megan Landry CCHS
Coach of the Year
Joe Russo, CCHS
Pitcher: Mackenzie Hebert, HMS
Catcher: Miyha Partilos, Lafayette Christian Academy
First Base: Zanesia Bernard, VC
Second Base: Jadyn Peters, HB
Third Base: Kaitlyn Gros, CCHS
Shortstop: Ashari Terry, GHS
Outfield: Bella Doucet, VC; Brooke Lipari, CCHS; and Sheridan Guidry, GHS
Utility: Ellen Langlinais, VC; Keegan Hanks, GHS; Amelia Provost, HB; Elizabeth Garber, CCHS; Noel Baker, HMS; Bailey Lafleur, LCA; and Hanna Fruge, LCA
AES: Jessica Greco, Claire Trahan and Annie Perry
CCHS: Jena Teachman, Halley Autin and Paige Thomas
GHS: Lindsey Vedalier, Mya Vincent, Ali Bourque, Annie Simon and Sydney Zaunbrecher
HMS: Ashley Champagne, Evelyn Pontiff and Charlote Pillaro
HB: Ally Gary, Emma Frederick and Katie White
LCA: Liberty Broussard and Bailey Leger
VC: Lexi Langlinais, Mary Meaux, Caroline David, Kaylee White, Kelly White and Haley Faulk
Additional reporting by Vermiliontoday.com