Lady Eagles wallop Lady Bulldogs, compete in Sulphur Tournament

Andrew Green
Kaylee Sadden

St. John Lady Eagles continued their district journey last week with a blowout 20-0 victory over the parish rival White Castle Lady Bulldogs.

St. John racked up seven runs in the first inning, two in the second and eleven in the top of the third to close out the game after three innings played.

Kaylee Sadden was the team’s lead hitter in the win with four, followed by Alise Wille with three.  Sadden also racked up four RBIs, Wille and Samantha Landry each with three.

SJHS returned home to face off against neighboring Brusly High, but came up short, 5-13.  Brusly scored one run in each of the first two innings.  The Lady Eagles kept pace with a run in the second.  Brusly responded with four runs in the top of the third, but SJHS followed suit with four runs of their own in the fourth to trail 5-6 after three.  

It was all Brusly through the end, however, after the Lady Eagles were blanked in the final four innings.

Wille was lead hitter with three.  Monica Rivet pitched all seven innings and threw 27 first pitch strikes and earned a pair of strikeouts.

SJHS looked to put the loss behind them as they hit the road to compete in the annual Sulphur Tournament over the weekend.

SJHS opened round one against Kaplan, and came away with a 7-2 victory.

Rivet and Sadden each racked up a trio of hits, Elise Jackson and Sadden each earned a pair of RBIs.

Rivet pitched all seven innings with 10 first pitch strikes thrown and five strikeouts earned.

The Lady Eagles advanced to the second round to take on Sacred Heart, but lost a nailbiter 13-14.

Sacred Heart and SJHS each scored seven runs in the opening inning.  SJHS trailed SH 10-11 after two, but tied the game after the third innings.  SH pulled ahead 13-12 after the fourth innings, but the Lady Eagles closed the gap after the fifth.  SH scored another run in the sixth, but the Lady Eagles failed to put one more on the board to extend the tilt to extra innings.

Sarah LoBue scored three RBIs for SJHS.  Grayson Schnebelen pitched six innings in the loss, but totaled 24 first pitch strikes and a pair of strikeouts.

SJHS closed out their road trip tournament with a win, however, over Oberlin 9-1.

Oberlin scored their first and only run in the opening inning, but it was all St. John through the final six.

SJHS notched three runs in the third and four in the fourth while blanking Oberlin through the top of the seventh.

Sadden earned a pair of hits and a pair of RBIs for the Lady Eagles.  McKenzie Richard totaled two RBIs.  Rivet pitched all seven with 19 first pitch strikes and six strikeouts earned.