DENHAM SPRINGS -- Expecting a lot of offensive chances is something that Denham Springs High and Walker have learned to categorize as wishful thinking this season, especially lately.
WALKER -- Deonte Dotson punched a two-out RBI single in the 3rd inning to put Scotlandville back in front Saturday and the Hornets gained steam from there to pull away from Walker for an 8-2 victory.
WALKER -- Two hits won’t win a whole lot of baseball games. But Walker’s only two of the night on Tuesday at least gave the Wildcats a chance for a stunning comeback against Central..
WATSON -- Kendall Theriot had no doubt Live Oak would shake out of its early funk against Walker on Tuesday. It just took a little longer than she expected.
WALKER -- While having good pitching is something that will go a long way to success during a softball season, a powerful offense is not a bad thing to have either.
WATSON -- She might not be the biggest of the track stars to grace the field at Live Oak, but Kelsey Case can now count herself among the fastest.
WATSON -- Live Oak’s assistant track and field coach Travis Johnson could only mutter one word as he laid the tape measure down.
WALKER -- Scoring runs hasn’t exactly been a breathe-easy concept for Denham Springs High or Walker since District 4-5A play commenced.
Three of Denham Springs High’s senior contingent, Live Oak’s dynamic duo and a newcomer who came up big all season for Walker landed spots on the 2017 All-District 4-5A team voted on by the coaches last month.
The best two teams in District 4-5A all season landed three spots apiece on the 2017 all-district team voted on by the league coaches last month, as champion Scotlandville and runnerup Walker led the charge on the 11-player unit.
BATON ROUGE -- In a stretch of games when everything seems to be a grind for Walker, getting a win any way possible is the goal.
WALKER -- After suffering a brutal loss to Zachary in the first meeting on March 16, Walker trailed the Lady Broncos by one run entering the 7th inning of the rematch Tuesday.
BATON ROUGE -- Central rattled Walker ace Lane Thomas for seven hits and six runs in the first 3 innings Wednesday and that was a large enough cushion for the home Wildcats to nab a 7-4 win in the District 4-5A opener for both teams.
WALKER -- Don Paul Smith lined an RBI single to right field to score Brandt Watson with the winning run Monday as Walker edged Dutchtown 3-2 in 8 innings for a key non-district victory.
WATSON -- Seven walks and four hits fueled an eight-run 3rd inning and that was plenty of cushion for Acadiana in a 13-3 romp over Walker on Friday on the first day of play at the Live Oak Tournament.
WALKER -- Live Oak’s BreAnna Corkern has always felt hitting was contagious, but she never imagined home runs could be — until now.
BATON ROUGE -- The Walker softball team hung tight with Central through 2 scoreless innings Tuesday before getting upended by Raegan Willis’ grand slam in the 3rd inning on the way to an 8-1 loss.