Lady Panthers, 'Jills finish undefeated in tourney play
BERWICK — The Berwick Lady Panthers went undefeated in their annual Lady Panther Classic.
The squad run-ruled Catholic High-New Iberia Friday and on Saturday, defeated Central Catholic, 8-5, and Teurlings, 7-6.
No individual statistics were available as of press time.
The Lady Panthers’ junior varsity squad will return to action today when they travel to face Vandebilt Catholic. Action will begin at 4 p.m.
The Lady Panthers’ varsity squad (6-3) will begin District 9-3A action Tuesday when they host Erath at 4 p.m.
The Patterson Lumberjills improved their record to 9-0 with a 3-0 performance at their inaugural Ned Stephens Memorial Tournament.
The Lumberjills outscored their opponents 35-4 in their three games.
Patterson picked up a 6-1 victory against Covenant Christian Friday and victories against White Castle and West St. Mary by scores of 17-1 and 12-2, respectively, Saturday.
Carissa Fontenot earned the wins against Covenant Christian and West St. Mary, while Taylor Hall picked up the win in the White Castle game.
No other individual statistics were available.
The Lumberjills’ junior varsity squad will return to action today when it travels to Hanson for a 5:30 p.m. contest.
Patterson’s varsity squad will hit the field Tuesday when it faces North Vermilion on the road at 4 p.m. in its District 9-3A opener. Junior varsity action will follow.
CCHS finishes 2-1
The Central Catholic Lady Eagles finished 2-1 at the Lady Panther Classic with wins against Teurlings Catholic and Catholic High-NI, while they fell to Berwick.
In Friday’s win against Teurlings, the Lady Eagles plated two runs in the seventh inning for the win.
While Teurlings took a 2-0 lead after two innings, the Lady Eagles had cut the deficit to 4-3 following three innings of play and tied the game at 5 after five innings.
Teurlings regained the lead in the top of the sixth with a run.
Gee Garrett led the Lady Eagles with a solo home run, a single, an RBI and a run, while Hailey Thomas added a single and two stolen bases.
On the mound, Megan Landry earned the complete-game victory as she surrendered six runs — five earned — on 12 hits. She walked one and struck out five.
Against Berwick, Central Catholic responded from a 2-0 deficit with a five-run fourth.
However, the Lady Eagles could not hold off the Lady Panthers, who scored three runs in the fifth and three more in the seventh for the win.
The international tie-breaker rule was implemented starting in the sixth inning.
Kaitlyn Gros led Central Catholic with a single and a run, while Celine Flores and Caroline Byrne each recorded a single and scored a run.
Landry suffered the loss as she surrendered eight runs — five earned — on seven hits. She walked one and struck out one in seven innings of work.
Against Catholic High, the Lady Eagles responded from a 4-0 first-inning deficit, with a run in the third and six more in the fourth.
Garrett led the Lady Eagles at the plate with two hits, including a double, as well as an RBI and a run.
Landry added a double and two RBIs, while Brittany Longman contributed two singles and an RBI; and Hailee Thomas, a single and an RBI.
On the mound, Longman earned the complete-game victory as she surrendered four runs — two earned — on five hits. She walked three and struck out four in seven innings of work.
The Lady Eagles (7-2) will return to action Tuesday when they open District 8-1A play at Vermilion Catholic.
Morgan City finishes 2-1
at St. Amant tourney
The Morgan City Lady Tigers finished 2-1 this weekend at the St. Amant tournament with a 5-4 win against Plaquemine and a 10-0 win against St. James, while the squad fell to Terrebonne, 10-9, in a game in which the international tiebreaker rule was used to determine the result.
Against Plaquemine, Tyler Hebert struck out seven and walked two. She surrendered six hits and four runs — two earned.
At the plate, she contributed a 1-for-4 performance with a double, a stolen base and a run.
Other top contributors for the Lady Tigers included Katelyn Adams, 1-for-4 with two RBIs; Morgan Comeaux and Brandi Ingram, each 1-for-4 with an RBI, with Comeaux adding a run; Celest Williams, 2-for-3, a double and two runs; and Marilynn Bailey and Taylor Prince, each 2-for-4, with Bailey adding a run.
Against St. James, Ingram was 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run, while Adams was 2-for-3 with a run, a double and a stolen base.
Other top contributors for the Lady Tigers included Aliya Green, 1-for-3, a double, an RBI and a run; Bailey, 1-for-3, two runs and an RBI; and Regan Barbier, two RBIs.
Hebert pitched the first two innings and struck out two and walked one, while Barbier pitched the next three and surrendered a hit, two walks and struck out three.
Against Terrebonne, Hebert surrendered three hits, one walk and struck out eight. While she gave up 10 runs, just one of those was earned.
At the plate, Ingram was 2- for-4 with two runs, a double, two RBIs and a stolen base, while Taylor Prince was 1-for-4 with two RBIs, two stolen bases and two runs.
Other top contributors for Morgan City included Hebert, 2-for-4 with a run, two doubles and an RBI; Hannah Falgout, 2-for-3, a run and an RBI; and Green, 1-for-4, a run and an RBI.
On Thursday, the Lady Tigers fell to H.L. Bourgeois, 5-1.
Despite the loss, Hebert struck out nine for the Lady Tigers. She surrendered five runs on seven hits and walked three.
Ingram and Green each finished 2-for-3, while Bailey recorded an RBI.
In junior varsity action against H.L. Bourgeois, no score was available, but Deanna Lebeau and Nakerial Bourgeois each finished 1-for-1 with a run, while Lebeau added a triple.
Barbier struck out one for the Lady Tigers.
The Lady Tigers (5-2) will return to action Wednesday when they host Central Catholic at home at 5 p.m.