Prep softball roundups: Vidalia shut out by Buckeye
VIDALIA — M. Kayla Brown pitched a no-hitter, struck out five batters and allowed just one batter to reach base as the Buckeye Lady Panthers defeated the Vidalia Lady Vikings 15-0 in three innings Thursday afternoon in an LHSAA District 3-3A game.
Buckeye gave Brown all the run support she needed with four runs in the top of the first inning. But the Lady Panthers weren’t done as they scored two runs in the top of the second inning and nine in the top of the third.
Taylor Rodgers was the only batter for Vidalia to get on base after she was hit by a pitch by Brown. Laura Perilloux gave up five earned runs on 13 hits and struck out two in two and one-third innings. Rodgers allowed one run on one hit and struck out one in two-thirds of an inning.
Vidalia (8-5, 1-3) next plays today at 4 p.m. against an opponent to be determined at the Jena Tournament.
Oak Hill 11, Monterey 7
MONTEREY — Oak Hill pitcher Nikki Jerrell walked 10 batters, but Monterey was not able to take advantage of her inconsistency on the mound as the Lady Wolves lost a key LHSAA District 4-B game to the Lady Rams Thursday afternoon.
Jerrell went the distance and allowed three earned runs on three hits and struck out seven batters. After Monterey scored one run in the bottom of the first inning, Oak Hill scored in three of the next four innings to take an 8-1 lead.
The Lady Wolves scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to make it an 8-5 game, but the Lady Rams countered with three runs in the top of the seventh to go ahead 11-5. Jerrell helped her cause by going 2-for-4 with a double. Karlee Woodruff had a double for the Lady Wolves.
Monterey (8-7, 2-2) plays at 6 p.m. today against St. Joseph (Plaucheville) at the Grace Christian Tournament at the Cabrini Complex in Alexandria, La.
Montgomery 8, Block 7
JONESVILLE — The Montgomery Lady Tigers scored seven runs in the final two inning to rally from a 3-1 deficit and defeat the Block Lady Bears in an LHSAA District 4-1A game Thursday afternoon.
Block had a 3-1 lead after five innings of play before Montgomery scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning. Block responded with two runs in the bottom of the sixth to regain the lead at 5-4. But the Lady Tigers answered with four runs in the top of the seventh for an 8-5 lead. The Lady Bears scored twice in the bottom of the seventh, but the rally fell a little short.
Nikki Harbor went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs batted in and Blake Colclasure was 2-for-4 with one RBI. Micahla Hughes gave up six earned runs on eight hits, five walks and two hit batters and she struck out five in seven innings.
Block improved to 6-8 on the season, 1-1 in district play.