College softball: BPCC wins two of three in Miss. event

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The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs won two out of three games Saturday at Hinds Community College in Hinds, Miss.

BPCC (14-2) swept a doubleheader against Hinds 6-3 and 8-3 and lost to Copiah-Lincoln Community College 6-2.

Hailey Pence went 3-for-4 with two doubles in the 6-3 win over Hinds. Leanna Cooper also had three hits. Rebecca Shepherd hit a solo home run and also had a single.

Starter Kat Roth allowed two hits and struck out seven in 5 2/3 innings.

BPCC scored all of its runs in the third inning of the 8-3 victory.

Shepherd went 2-for-3 with a triple. Pence had a bases-loaded triple. Faith Sirmons had a triple and two RBI.

Roth went the distance, scattering seven hits in seven innings.

Shepherd and former Benton star Abi Cole both doubled in the loss to Copiah-Lincoln.

The Lady Cavs resume play Friday against Coastal Bend in the Region XIV Crossover tournament at noon in Longview, Texas.