MCHS coach Kelly Jo Aucoin said she was pleased with her team’s offensive and defensive performances as well as pitcher Tyler Hebert’s performance on the mound.
“She is becoming more consistent with her pitches and building more confidence,” Aucoin said.
In the win, Hebert struck out four.
At the plate, Brandi Ingram led the Lady Tigers with a 2-for-3 performance with a walk, an RBI, a run, a stolen base and two doubles.
Other MCHS offensive contributors included Marilynn Bailey, 2-for-4, with a run, two RBI and hit by a pitch; Nikki Pennison, 2-for-3 with two runs, an RBI and two doubles; Shannon Theriot, 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI; Katelyn Adams, 2-for-4 with a run, two RBI and a sacrifice; Amber Bailey, 1-for-4 with a run, an RBI and a double; Hebert, 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI; Aliya Green, 1-for-3 with an RBI; and Reina Fernandez, 1-for-4 with an RBI.
“We drove the ball,” Aucoin said of her offense.
The Lady Tigers will continue district play when they host Vandebilt Catholic at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
CCHS falls to Riverside
The Central Catholic Lady Eagles fell to Riverside Academy Tuesday on the road.
The homestanding Lady Rebels scored both of their runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
“Both pitchers pitched a great ball game,” CCHS coach Joe Russo said. “In the bottom of the sixth with two out, CCHS right fielder Caroline Byrne made an outstanding catch that was ruled a trip ball off ... the fence. The next batter hit a two-run homer. I am very proud of my team for playing competitive against (Class 2A’s) second-ranked Riverside. We left five runners on base and could not get the timely hits to drive them in.”
Kimberly Russo and Celine Flores each had a single for CCHS.
On the mound, Megan Landry (6-5) surrendered two earned runs on five hits and struck out five in six innings of work.
The Lady Eagles will return to action on Thursday when they host Berwick at 4 p.m. at the Bayou Vista Community Center.
Patterson falls to Kaplan
The Kaplan Lady Pirates shut out the Patterson Lumberjills, 12-0, in District 9-3A play on Tuesday in Patterson.
In six innings of work, Patterson’s Taylor Hall surrendered 10 runs (two earned) on five hits with nine walks and struck out one.
In one inning of relief, Carissa Fontenot surrendered two earned runs on four hits. She walked one and struck out two
At the plate, Patterson’s Arianna Ross finished 1-for-3.
’Jacks slip by
The Patterson Lumberjacks rallied from a 4-1 deficit to defeat White Castle High School, 5-4, on the road on Tuesday.
After falling behind 4-1 by the bottom of the second inning, the ’Jacks scored two runs in the top of the third and another each in the top of the fourth and sixth.
Ryan Wade led the ’Jacks at the plate with a 2-for-3 performance with a run, a double, a walk, an RBI and a stolen base.
Other PHS contributors included Spencer Landry, 1-for-2 with a run, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base; Cameron Clements, 1-for-3 with an RBI and a walk; Jaydrick DeClouet, 1-for-2 with two runs, two walks and a stolen base; Dallas Hamlett, 1-for-3 with a double and a walk; Deondre Skinner, a run, a walk and two stolen bases; Cameron Fontenot, an RBI; and Bryce Tabor, hit by a pitch.
On the mound, Micah Gowan pitched five innings and surrendered four runs (three earned) on four hits. He walked three and struck out five.
Skinner pitched two innings and surrendered two hits and struck out two.
PHS (9-3) will return to action this weekend in the Caldwell Tournament.