Morgan City High School's Kennedy Hebert heads for home plate after hitting a home run during the Lady Tigers' 18-1 victory against Berwick at the Berwick Lady Panther Classic last week. Hebert tossed a no-hitter and nearly threw a perfect game in Thursday's 15-0 win against Terrebonne. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Hebert throws no-hitter in MCHS win
Morgan City High School’s Kennedy Hebert tossed a no-hitter, and the Lady Tigers cruised past Terrebonne, 15-0, in five innings on the road Thursday.
In five innings, Hebert fanned six. She narrowly missed a perfect game as Terrebonne got one runner on base via a Morgan City error.
Morgan City scored four runs in the second, three in the third, two in the fourth and six in the fifth. The game was called after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.
Morgan City collected nine hits, while Terrebonne committed 10 errors. Terrebonne pitching combined for three walks and one hit batter.
Offensively, Nia Lightfoot led Morgan City with a 2-for-4 performance with two doubles, three RBIs and two runs. Other top Morgan City offensive contributors were McKenzi Smith, 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs; Matti Rivere, 1-for-3, a double, two RBIs, a stolen base and two runs; Gracie Verrett, 2-for-4, an RBI, a stolen base and three runs; Hebert, three RBIs; and Scottie Metrejean, 1-for-3 with an RBI.
Morgan City (6-3) won’t return to action until Wednesday when it travels to face Loreauville in a 5:30 p.m. contest. Loreauville was a 2A quarterfinalist a year ago.
Kaplan edges Berwick
The Berwick Lady Panthers fell at home to Kaplan, 6-5, in District 8-3A action Thursday.
No individual Berwick statistics were available.
Berwick (3-7 overall, 0-2 in district) will return to action this weekend in Central Catholic’s tournament in Amelia. Berwick will meet South Terrebonne at 4:45 p.m. Friday, and Saturday, the Lady Panthers will play West St. Mary at 1:30 p.m. and Centerville at 5 p.m.
The Patterson Lumberjills routed Abbeville, 16-1, on the road Thursday in District 8-3A action.
No individual stats were available.
Tuesday, Patterson dropped its District 8-3A opener at home to defending Class 3A state champion North Vermilion, 10-0, while Monday, Patterson defeated Houma Christian on the road, 10-7.
No individual Patterson statistics were available for either game.
Patterson (5-5) will return to action this weekend when it participates in Central Catholic’s tournament. Patterson will meet Central Catholic at 3 p.m. Friday, and Saturday, the Lumberjills will face Houma Christian at 11:45 a.m. and South Terrebonne at 5 p.m.