'Jills hit 4 homers in route of Abbeville
The Patterson Lumberjills pounded Abbeville High School, 15-2, in five innings in the ‘Jills’ District 9-3A finale on the road Monday.
Patterson recorded 24 hits, including four home runs.
Madi Morris led the squad with a pair of round trippers. She finished 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Other Lumberjills connecting on home runs included Rachel Easley and Tiera Butler, who both finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
Other top contributors included Caitlyn Fontenot, 4-for-4; Rebecca Taylor, 4-for-5; and Arianna Ross, Grace Beadle and Brittany Totten with three hits apiece.
Taylor Hall earned the win for the Lumberjills.
Patterson (17-10-1 overall, 5-7 in district play) will return to action today in its regular season finale when the squad travels to face Centerville High. First pitch is set for 4 p.m.
The Berwick Lady Panthers defeated Catholic High-NI, 12-11, in non-district action Monday on the road.
No individual statistics were available.
With the win, the Lady Panthers improve to 17-9.
Berwick will play again today at Assumption at 4 p.m. in a game that had been previously rained out twice earlier this season.
St. Charles snaps
CCHS’ win streak
Central Catholic and St. Charles Catholic’s game literally came down to the end.
After Central Catholic plated a run in the top of the seventh inning, St. Charles countered with two runs in the bottom of the frame for a 2-1 win.
“It was a hard-fought ballgame on both sides,” Central Catholic coach Joe Russo said.
Megan Landry suffered the loss for the Lady Eagles. In seven innings, she surrendered two runs — one earned — on four hits with two walks and four strikeouts.
At the plate, Amanda Barron led the Lady Eagles with a 2-for-3 performance with a home run, an RBI and a run, while Celine Flores finished 1-for-2 with a double and Abbie Bergeron, Landry and Kimberly Russo each finished 1-for-3.
Central Catholic now will await its playoff seeding, which will be announced Thursday. As of Monday morning, the Lady Eagles were ranked third in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s latest unofficial power rankings.
“We played a very competitive schedule this year, and I hope this schedule has prepared us to be successful in our playoff attempt,” Russo said. “I am very proud of our girls for their district championship and their 23-6 season. It has truly been a blessing up to this point.”
Morgan City falls
to North Vermilion
Morgan City dropped its final game of the regular season to North Vermilion, 18-10, on the road Monday.
North Vermilion set the tone early with five runs in the bottom of the first and 14 total in the first three innings for a commanding 14-0 lead.
However, Morgan City did not go away.
The Lady Tigers plated three runs in the fourth inning, and after North Vermilion added a run in the bottom of the fourth for a 15-3 advantage, Morgan City plated four more runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth to cut the deficit to 15-10.
However, North Vermilion added three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Tyler Hebert led the Lady Tigers at the plate with a 4-for-5 performance with a run, while Katelyn Adams finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs and Celest Williams, 3-for-5, a double and two runs.
Other top contributors included Aliya Green, 1-for-4, a home run, two RBIs and two runs; Dwanna LeBeau, 2-for-4; Katelyn Alvarez, 1-for-4, an RBI; Morgan Comeaux, an RBI and a run; and Taylor Prince, an RBI.
Hebert suffered the loss for Morgan City as she surrendered 18 runs — 11 earned — on 17 hits with two walks and three strikeouts.
Morgan City (13-14 overall) now will await its playoff seeding. As of Monday’s latest power rankings, the Lady Tigers were ranked 15th.
Tigers’ game moved up
The Morgan City Tigers’ baseball game against South Terrebonne, scheduled for Thursday, has been moved to Wednesday at 4 p.m. with only varsity playing.
The change was made to dodge expected inclement weather.