WALKER – It generally takes a full 7 innings of work to nail down the outcome of baseball game.
LIVINGSTON – Alex Egan’s RBI single scored Bryce Jones in the top of the 7th inning to lift St. Thomas Aquinas to a 4-3 win over Doyle in District 10-2A action Wednesday.
ZACHARY -- Buried by a 7–run Zachary 1st inning, Live Oak never recovered Tuesday on the way to an 11-2 loss, the Eagles’ sixth in their last seven games.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- With the playoffs knocking on the door, Denham Springs High seems to have rediscovered some mojo.
WATSON -- Walker and Denham Springs High picked up a second- and third-place finishes at the District 4-5A Track & Field Meet on Wednesday.
WATSON – The Livingston Parish coaches knew their teams faced an uphill climb in an effort to unseat Zachary as the District 4-5A champion.
CENTRAL -- Walker had a few tantalizing early chances to get to Central ace Brant Husser on Tuesday night. And while there was some minimal damage inflicted and an early two-run advantage established, there was letting off the hook as well.
Livingston Parish’s District 4-5A track and field coaches know it will likely be an uphill climb in an effort to unseat Zachary as the boys’ and girls’ champion heading into Wednesday’s district meet, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to compete for though.
MAUREPAS -- Hunter Dupuy hurled a three-hitter with eight strikeouts, and Maurepas cruised to a 12-2 win over Mount Hermon in five innings Tuesday.
HAMMOND -- St. Thomas Aquinas' Luke Sweeney and Jacob Becerra combined on a two-hitter and the Falcons used a nine-run 4th inning to key a 14-0 win over Doyle in District 10-2A action Tuesday.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- Springfield's Matt Kreutzer and French Settlement's Byrant Johnson went toe-to-toe when their teams squared off Tuesday.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- It seemed like every time Payton Clouatre got on base against Delhi Charter on Tuesday, good things happened for French Settlement.
RUSTON -- Despite Ruston’s furious comeback attempt late, Denham Springs High staved off the Lady Bearcats for 7-5 Monday in a Class 5A bi-district playoff game.
BATON ROUGE -- Putting the ball in play was a major challenge for both Walker and Scotlandville on Monday. When the Wildcats did make contact, though, they made the most of those opportunities and the Hornets never did.
SPRINGFIELD -- Trevor Freeman knocked in four runs, including a two-run single as part of a five-run 6th inning, to helpi Springfield notch an 11-4 win over French Settlement in District 10-2A action Monday.
ALBANY -- Immediately after Rayanne Ridgel rounded second base, Albany coach David Knight was halfway up the third-base line, waving her home without so much as a doubt in his mind.
SPRINGFIELD -- With the tying run on third base and two outs in the top of the 7th inning, Springfield pitcher Morgan Sibley stuck with a formula that worked almost all evening for her against Port Allen.
LIVINGSTON -- Doyle wasted no time advancing to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs, coasting past visiting Rayville 15-0 in 3 innings on Monday.
Mother Nature won the weekend, but District 4-5A baseball is back in the spotlight Monday with a pair of games that will again shuffle the middle of the bottlenecked standings.
LIVINGSTON -- Doyle nailed down a 10-2A series win against Springfield on Friday and solidified its spot in second place in the league standings with a 4-3 walk-off in extra innings.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- St. Thomas Aquinas' Kade Bleakley threw a six-hitter and the Falcons took advantage of 10 errors to key a 14-3 win over French Settlement in District 10-2A action Thursday.
WALKER -- Baseball is a game of unique twists and turns, with any pitch or swing or defensive play capable of redirecting the outcome in a split second.
It seems fitting that Holden’s Kaylee Hughes didn’t know she was the 2018 All-Parish MVP until it came time to take the photo as part of the honor.
The way Holden coach Pam Forbes sees it, it makes sense she and retiring Denham Springs High coach Shelly LaPrarie were selected the 2018 All-Parish Co-Coaches of the Year by their peers.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Zachary overcame a season-high seven errors to edge Denham Springs High in a wild 6-5 thriller on Thursday.