Morgan City High School's Scottie Metrejean makes a throw to first base during the Lady Tigers' contest against Assumption Thursday. Morgan City defeated Assumption, 2-0, for a share of the District 7-4A crown. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
MCHS beats Assumption, clinches share of district title
Morgan City High School clinched a share of the District 7-4A title with a 2-0 victory against Assumption in the Lady Tigers’ district finale in Morgan City Thursday.
The Lady Tigers scored a run in the third and another in the fifth.
Morgan City also overcame three errors for the win.
The Lady Tigers, who split their two contests with South Terrebonne, earned a piece of the district crown after South Terrebonne also beat South Lafourche, 18-8, in the Lady Gators’ district finale in Bourg Thursday. South Terrebonne and Morgan City each finished league play with 9-1 marks.
In Morgan City’s contest Thursday, Kennedy Hebert earned the win. In seven innings, she surrendered five hits, hit one batter and fanned 11.
Offensively, Scottie Metrejean and Hannah Prado led Morgan City. Metrejean was 1-for-1 with a double and a run, while Prado was 1-for-3 with an RBI.
Morgan City (21-3) will return to action Tuesday when it hosts Ascension Catholic in a 6 p.m. contest.
CCHS defeats Gueydan
Central Catholic High School defeated Gueydan, 13-8, in District 7-1A action at Gueydan Thursday.
While Gueydan took a 2-0 lead after an inning of play and a 4-2 lead after three complete, Central Catholic broke the game open with a combined 10 runs in the fourth and fifth innings for a 12-4 lead. Of Central Catholic’s five runs in the fifth, four came via the bat of Hallie Autin as she connected on a grand slam.
Gueydan scored two runs each in the fifth and sixth innings, and Central Catholic scored a run in the top of the seventh for the final score.
Central Catholic collected 15 hits, including six doubles and a home run.
Autin led the Lady Eagles with a 3-for-4 performance with a double, a home run, seven RBIs and two runs. She was a triple away from hitting for the cycle.
Other top Central Catholic offensive contributors included Kelly Russo, 4-for-4, with a double and three RBIs; Kaleigh Navarro, 2-for-5, two doubles, an RBI and three runs; Rylie Theriot, 2-for-4, a double and a run; Emma Aucoin, 2-for-3, three runs; and Brooke Lipari, 1-for-5, a double and two runs.
Sara Thomas earned the win. In seven innings, she surrendered eight runs (four earned) on seven hits with two strikeouts.
Central Catholic (21-9 overall, 10-3 in district) will return to action Tuesday when it hosts Hanson Memorial in district play.
The Berwick Lady Panthers fell to Erath, 9-8, in 10 innings in District 8-3A action in Erath Wednesday.
Erath scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game at 8 and force extra innings.
Neither team could score until Erath plated a run in the bottom of the 10th.
Erath took a 2-0 lead after an inning of play, and by the end of the second inning, the score was tied at 4.
Erath took a 6-4 lead after three complete innings, while Berwick regained the lead in the top of the fourth at 8-6.
Erath outhit Berwick, 14-12, while each team committed five errors.
Morgan Toups, the second of two Berwick pitchers, suffered the loss. In 6.1 innings, she surrendered five runs, one walk and struckout one.
Jordan Lipari started the game for Berwick, and in 1.2 innings, she surrendered four runs with two walks.
Offensively, Lipari led the squad with a 3-for-5 performance with a double, an RBI and a run. Other top Berwick offensive contributors included Emma Hover, 3-for-6, an RBI, a stolen base and two runs; Sydney Aucoin, 2-for-5, a double, a stolen base and an RBI; Brittany Roberie, 2-for-5, a run; Toups, 1-for-3, an RBI, a stolen base and a run; Jaci Arnold, 1-for-6, an RBI and a run; Madison Carline, two RBIs; and Hannah Henry, an RBI and a run
Berwick (11-13, 5-4) will return to action Saturday when it hosts E.D. White in a District 8-3A contest set for a 1 p.m. start.