NEWS

THURSDAY SPORTS WRAPUP

by Tryve Brackin, Editor, Plaquemine Post/South

Two Ascension Parish high schools took out their frustration on the same school, while East Ascension softball fell short by a run and St. Amant won a track meet.

In a score that more closely resemebled something out of football, the Dutchtown Lady Griffins walloped Woodlawn 28-6.

Dutchtown (19-7, 5-3) finished with a staggering 23 hits across five innings of play -- including 15 in the first inning.

Woodlawn (3-18,, 1-7) stopped the game from ending in the third after they posted six runs in the second frame.

Kayla Orgeron allowed Wooldlawn five hits. The Panthers also had five errors.

Jessica Crume was 2-for-2 with a triple, base-on-balls and five RBIs.

Alyssa Creighton was 2-for-3 with two runs, a homer, a triple and three RBIs. Emily Broussard was 30for-3 with three runs, two doubles and six RBIs.

In other softball action, Casey Sagera improved to 21-5 at the mound for St. Josephs Academy in a 1-0 one-hitter against the Lady Spartans.

Sagrera also had the lone run of the game.

Britani Courville was 1-for-2 against the Redstickers.

EAHS dropped to 13-14.

At St. Amant, the Gator baseball team scored six runs apiece in the second and fifth innings en route to a 17-7 victor over Woodlawn.

Madison Nickens was winning pitcher.

Tyler Gonzalez belted a homer and five RBIs for the Gators, while Nickens was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Blaine Schexnayder was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.'

Woodlawn held a 1-0 lead in the top of the second before the Gator bats went to work.

In track action, the St Amant boys and girls each won their respective divisions in the St. Amant Invitational.

The girls racked 156 points for first place, while East Ascension took second with 100.

The boys action was tighter, with St. Amant tallying 133 points for first. East Ascension was a solid second with 109 points, while Port Allen placed third (77).