Two-out hits give CHS edge
NATCHEZ — The Cathedral Lady Green Wave scored all three of their runs with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning and they went on to defeat the Warren Central Lady Vikings 3-0 Thursday night.
McKenzie Milligan went to first base after being hit by a pitch by Warren Central relief pitcher Alexis Patterson, second base on a wild pitch and third base on a sacrifice bunt by MacKenzie Watts.
Then with two outs, Mollie Devening doubled to bring in Milligan for the first run of the game and Tori Edwards followed that with a two-run home run over the left centerfield fence.
Devening went the distance to pick up the win as she scattered seven hits, struck out four and walked one. Patterson was charged with the loss as she pitched the final four innings for the Lady Vikings and gave up three runs on five hits with three walks and just one strikeout. Darby Gain started for Warren Central and allowed two hits in two innings.
Cathedral (4-1-1) will next play on Saturday at the Warren Central Tournament. The Lady Green Wave has pool play games against Terry at 11:45 a.m. and Vicksburg at 2:15 p.m.
Vidalia 18, Marksville 0
VIDALIA — Katelin Temple went 3-for-3 and Laura Perilloux struck out five batters and allowed just one hit as the Vidalia Lady Vikings needed just three innings to take care of the Marksville Lady Tigers 18-0 Thursday afternoon in LHSAA District 3-3A action.
Perilloux gave up just one hit in the game and she had a triple at the plate. Taylor Rodgers was 2-for-2 and Megan Naquin was 2-for-3 as part of Vidalia’s 13-hit attack. The Lady Vikings scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning and then they put the game out of reach with 13 runs in the bottom of the second.
Vidalia (6-3, 1-1) plays Monday at 4 p.m. at Jena
Block 12, Delhi Charter 8
DELHI, La. — Shea Boothe went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and five runs batted in as the Block Lady Bears held on to defeat the Delhi Charter Lady Gators Thursday afternoon.
Block had a 7-0 lead after three and a half innings before Delhi Charter got on the board with four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Despite an attempted comeback by the Lady Gators in the final two innings, the Lady Bears’ bats stayed hot as they scored three runs in the top of the sixth and two in the top of the seventh.
Winning pitcher Micahla Hughes had a rough game on the mound as she gave up seven earned runs on 11 hits and three walks to go with four strikeouts in seven innings. However, she did quite well at the plate going 3-for-5 with a double. Lacee Book was 2-for-5 with a double.
Block (4-7) hosts Harrisonburg at 4 p.m. today.
Avoyelles Charter 4, Monterey 2
MARKSVILLE, La. — Avoyelles Charter used a three-run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat the Monterey Lady Wolves Thursday afternoon in an LHSAA District 4-B game.
Monterey scored one run in the top of the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie before the Lady Vikings took the lead for good in the bottom of the sixth. Kennedy Poole was 2-for-3 and Karlee Woodruff had a double for the Lady Wolves.
Monterey (5-5, 1-1) takes on Franklin Parish at 6:30 p.m. today at the Ouachita Tournament.