College softball: BPCC splits games in Beaumont, Texas, event


The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs split games in the Crossover Tournament in Beaumont, Texas, on Friday.

The Lady Cavs defeated San Jacinto College 4-2 and lost to Blinn Community College 6-4.

BPCC only had five hits, but three of those were home runs. Shelrika Bryant, Kacey Maines and Elisa Favela all went deep. Ashley Nipper scattered seven hits and struck out six.

The Lady Cavs broke a 2-2 tie with a run on an error in the sixth. Bryant led off the seventh with her homer.

Bryant went 3-for-4 against Blinn. Favela hit another home run and Tyler Robinson doubled.

BPCC, which is off to a 9-3 start, continues play in the tournament Saturday. The Lady Cavs face Coastal Bend Community College at 11 a.m. and Alvin Community College at 3 p.m.

— Russell Hedges,