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High school softball: Benton blanks Loyola; Bossier splits doubleheader


The Benton Lady Tigers shut out the Loyola College Prep Lady Flyers 7-0 in a non-district softball game Friday at Loyola’s field.

Elsewhere, the Haughton Lady Bucs dropped a non-district game at Natchitoches Central, 6-4.

Bossier split a District 1-4A doubleheader at Woodlawn, winning the first game 15-5 and losing the second 15-13.

Benton pounded out 17 hits against Loyola. Taylor Jones went 4-for-4 with three doubles and two RBI.

Makenzie Chaffin went 3-for-4 with two RBI. Abby Kent also went 3-for-4.

Hallie Saintignan smacked two triples. Macey Bridges went 2-for-3 with a double. Brittany Ulmer had two hits. Anna Claire Kratzer had a double.

Sarah Koeppen pitched a five-hitter and struck out six.

Benton (7-11) resumes District 1-4A play Thursday at Northwood.

Savannah Salley and Leah Hopson hit home runs in Haughton’s loss. Salley went 2-for-4 with two RBI. Hopson went 2-for-3. Sidney Arnold also had two hits.

Haughton (10-11) resumes District 1-5A play Thursday against Airline at Haughton.

Airline (13-5, 6-0) has a big District 1-5A home game Tuesday against Evangel Christian (13-4, 4-1) on Tuesday. The Lady Vikings won the first district meeting between the two 2-1 on Feb. 23 at Evangel.

Parkway (8-8, 2-4) visits Southwood (10-7, 0-4) in a District 1-5A game. The Lady Panthers won the first district game between the two 4-0 on Feb. 23.

At Woodlawn, Skylar Whittingon was the winning pitcher in Bossier’s Game 1 victory. Deanna Jennings and Amaya Conway had hits. Jacee Harris had a hit in Game 2.

NOTE: The above report is based on information on teams’ official GameChanger accounts and coaches’ reports.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com

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