MCHS defeats South Terrebonne, 16-1
From Staff Reports
Morgan City’s Tyler Hebert fired a no hitter and received plenty of run support at the plate in the Lady Tigers’ 16-1, four-inning, run-rule victory at home against South Terrebonne on Thursday.
Hebert and the Tigers’ defense shut South Terrebonne down and surrendered two walks and struck out three.
“We played a great game all the way around,” MCHS coach Kelly Jo Aucoin said. “We hit and scored in every (inning).
The MCHS pitcher helped her cause at the plate with a 3-for-3 performance with two RBIs and two runs, while MCHS’ Amber Bailey finished 2-for-3 with three RBIs, two runs, a double and a stolen base. Other MCHS players making the stat sheet included Nikki Pennison, 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a double; Brandi Ingram, 2-for-3, two runs, and a stolen base; Aliya Green, 2-for-3 with a run; Marilynn Bailey, 2-for-4, two runs and a double; Katelyn Adams, 2-for-2, two runs and a triple; Reina Fernandez, 1-for-3, a run and three RBIs; and Shannon Theriot, 1-for-3, two runs.
The Lady Tigers (16-11, 4-2) return to action Tuesday when they travel to Houma to face Vandebilt Catholic in another District 8-4A matchup. Game time is set for 4 p.m.
CCHS falls in 11 innings to Vermilion Catholic
Vermilion Catholic avenged a District 8-1A loss to Central Catholic with an 11-inning, 8-7 victory against CCHS in Bayou Vista.
Vermilion Catholic pushed across the winning run in the top of the 11th and held the Lady Eagles scoreless in the bottom of the frame.
While CCHS had jumped out to a 3-0 lead after three innings, Vermilion Catholic responded with a five-run fourth inning to take a 5-3 lead.
However, the Lady Eagles came back with two runs in the bottom of the frame to tie it and actually took a 7-6 lead in the bottom of the fifth.
Vermilion Catholic pushed across a single run in the top of the seventh to tie the game in the top of the seventh.
Neither team scored again until VC plated the winning run in the top of the 11th.
“This was a great game played by both teams,” CCHS coach Joe Russo said. “I am extremely proud of the effort and fight that my girls gave for 11 innings.”
CCHS’ Megan Landry (11-8 overall, 3-1 in district play) took the complete game loss. In 11 innings, she surrendered eight runs (three earned) on 11 hits. She walked three and struck out 10.
At the plate, Landry led the Lady Eagles with three hits, including a triple, as well as an RBI and a run, while Kimberly Russo recorded two hits, stole a base and scored a run. Other Lady Eagle contributors included Olivia Crawford, two hits and a run; Hailee Thomas, a double and two RBIs; Caroline Byrne, a double and a run; Celine Flores, a double and two runs; and Brittany Longman, a hit and a run.
The Lady Eagles (14-10 overall, 3-1 in district) return to action on Tuesday when they host Gueydan at 4 p.m. in Bayou Vista.