Lady Cardinals cruise to win over St. James


ST. JAMES — E.D. White Catholic's softball team had little trouble scoring runs during its District 7-3A game against St. James on Wednesday.

The Lady Cardinals scored 10 runs in the first three innings to roll to a 17-0 victory over the Lady Wildcats at St. James.

The game was called in the fourth inning due to the 15-run mercy rule. E.D. White scored two runs in the first inning, four runs in the second and third innings each and seven runs in the fourth inning.

E.D. White (11-10 overall, 3-3 in district) pitcher Madison Rodrigue held St. James hitless in the first three innings. She finished with eight strikeouts, three walks and allowed just one hit. Rodrigue also had a triple.

Kali Clement went 2-for-3 with four RBIs, including a home run. Abby Richard had four RBIs, Sydney Falcon had two RBIs and Triston Gros (2-for-3), Courtney Sanchez and Bobbi Lynn Grabert each had run-scoring hits.

 

HOUMA CHRISTIAN 11, COUNTRY DAY 1

At Houma, the Lady Warriors remained perfect in District 10-1A play with the win.

Houma Christian (16-4, 8-0 in district) was led at the plate by Peyton Eschette (3-for-3, two singles, one double and three RBIs), Lindsay Crowdus (2-for-4, home run), Taylor Sons (2-for-3, double, triple) and Haley Dardar (2-for-3).

Jordan Hall (eight strikeouts, two hits) got the win in the pitcher's circle for Houma Christian.

 

BASEBALL

COVENANT CHRISTIAN 14, GUEYDAN 4

At Gueydan, the Lions exploded for 11 hits to improve to 12-7 overall.

Pitcher Caleb Ledet got the win for Covenant, finishing with five strikeouts, two walks, four earned runs and two hits in three innings of work. Larry Lasseigne (three innings, two hits, two walks and three strikeouts) also pitched for the Lions.

Zac Folmar (2-for-3, RBI) and Ryan Hill (2-for-4) led the Lions at the plate. Ledet, Bryce LaFont (three RBIs), Dylan Sharpe, Lasseigne (two RBIs), Seth Gros and Eric Prestenbach (two RBIs) all had run-scoring hits for Covenant.

On Tuesday, Covenant fell to Highland Baptist, 15-12, despite getting 12 hits in the game. The Lions were hurt by six errors.

Covenant held a 5-2 lead after three innings, but Highland Baptist scored 13 runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to build a 15-8 lead. The Lions scored two runs each in the sixth and seventh innings.

Sharpe led the Lions at the plate, going 3-for-5 with three RBIs. Also finishing with multiple hits were Gros (3-for-5, run, RBI), Ledet (2-for-3, four runs, two RBIs) and Lasseigne (2-for-4, run). Folmer also scored three runs.

Gros was the losing pitcher, and Ledet pitched in relief.