CARENCRO – The Crowley Ladies broke out the big sticks Friday in their opening game of the Lafayette High Tournament at Pelican Park.
The Ladies (7-1) had seven players log at least one hit in a 13-0 victory over Springfield in a game that was halted after the fifth inning due to the mercy rule.
Freshman Katelyn Killmer paced the Ladies with a perfect 3-for-3 performanc that included an RBI single to start things in the first inning.
Kristen Bonin doubled in a run in the second inning and Taylor Grabowski singled in another run in the third as the Ladies took a 4-0 advantage.
Heather Trahan got in on the hit parade in the fourth inning with a double to push across two runs before Killmer drove in a run with another single to center. The Ladies got one more run off a Springfield error to push the lead to 8-0.
Bailee Villejoin connected on her second double of the game in the fifth inning to drive in a pair of runs. Maddie LeBouef singled in two runs and Grabowski put the finishing touches on the game with an RBI single.
Trahan, Grabowski, Villejoin and Bonin each had two hits on the night while LeBouef and Skylor Huval each had one.
Olivia Boullion was stellar on the mound once again. The senior hurler limited Springfield to just one hit and struck out eight in five innings of work.
The Ladies rounded out the tournament with two games on Saturday but results of those contests weren’t available at press time.
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CARENCRO – The Notre Dame Lady Pios collected six hits and took advantage of six walks and six errors Friday to walk away with a convincing victory over Carencro in their opening game of the Lafayette High Tournament.
The Lady Pios (6-3) scored 10 runs in the first three innings and added three more in the fourth before the game was halted an inning later due to the mercy rule.
Allie Daigle led the Lady Pios’ offensive attack with a 2-for-3 performance that included three RBI. Taylor Boulet also had two hits.
Also contributing in the victory were Alexa Thibodeaux with an RBI single and Elise LeBeouf with a single. Brittany Nolan and Harley Bellard each finished with one RBI.
Zoie Lavergne picked up the victory in the circle for the Lady Pios. She gave up just one hit, walked six and struck out nine in five innings of work.
CROWLEY – The Crowley Gents erased an early 2-0 deficit and scored 10 runs on 12 hits to cruise past Iota in second round action of the CHS Gilbert Tevy Memorial Diamond Classic on Friday evening.
Iota jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning off of CHS starter Jon Riley Mouton courtesy of a Crowley error and an RBI double by Kyle Smith.
The lead was short lived, however.
The Gents answered in the bottom of the frame with five runs on three hits and three Iota errors.
Mickey Morgan picked up an RBI on a groundout while the other four runs crossed the plate on errors.
Michael Thevis’ RBI double in the second inning cut the lead to 5-3 but Crowley answered once again in the bottom of the frame.
After back-to-back walks to start the frame, Morgan doubled in both runners before scoring himself on a Pate Broussard sacrifice fly.
Morgan added to the lead in the bottom of the third with an RBI single.
Iota scored a pair of runs in the fourth inning courtesy of a CHS error and an RBI single by Smith.
But Alex Ashby singled in a run in the sixth inning to seal the victory.
Jon Riley Mouton was credited with the victory after giving up two runs on two hits and two walks in three inning of work on the mound.
Ashby took over for Mouton in the fourth inning and gave up two runs on two hits. He struck out two in two innings. Luke Ancelet closed out the game by pitching two the final two innings. He gave up no hits and struck out two.
Smith was tagged with the loss after allowing eight runs (four earned) on five hits and four walks in two innings.
Morgan led the Gents with two hits, including a double and four RBI. Brett Hebert added two hits and two RBI; Ashby had two hits and one RBI and Ben Broussard had a single and a double. Jon Riley Mouton doubled and Mackay Mouton, Kaleb Istre and Austin Duhon each had one hit.
Iota was led by Smith with two hits, including a double, and two RBI. Thevis had two hits and one RBI. Tim Lunson and John Michael Trahan had one hit each.