Winning pitcher Megan Landry, center, of the Central Catholic High School Lady Eagles shows her excitement Saturday evening after striking out the last batter to clinch the Class 1A state championship. The Lady Eagles defeated defending state champs Cedar Creek 6-4 at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur. They defeated Ascension Catholic on Friday and Catholic High-Pointe Coupee earlier Saturday, both close games ended with a score of 1-0. Landry had complete games in each of the contests. Celebrating with Landry is third baseman Kaitlyn Gros, left and shortstop Brooke Lipari.
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Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo and the Lady Eagles believed they would bring home the gold from the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur
Central Catholic head softball coach Joe Russo picked up his 200th win Saturday when his squad rallied in the bottom of the fifth inning for four runs in a 4-3 victory against E.D. White Saturday in Bayou Vista. Above, Russo receives a celebratory shower following the game while members of the team look on. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
As the Central Catholic Lady Eagles were warming up in the top of the seventh inning in the field Saturday and E.D.