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 High School standout softball pitcher Megan Landry signed a National Letter of Intent with Nicholls State University in Thibodaux. Seated from left are Brenda Sedotal, Landry’s great-aunt; Dawn Landry, her mother; Landry; Tommy Landry, her father; and Gonellie Domingue, her grandmother. Standing from left are Central Catholic coaches Joe Jones, Darrel Landry, Ben Guidry, Billy Stears and Athletic Director Ree Case.
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It’s been quite a couple days for Central Catholic standout Megan Landry.