Softball: Airline’s Hutson pitches 2-hit shutout against Captain Shreve

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Hannah Hutson pitched a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts as the Airline Lady Vikings remained undefeated in District 1-4A with an 8-0 victory over Captain Shreve on Tuesday at Airline.

The Lady Vikings improved to 8-3 overall and 4-0 in 1-5A. Airline is the only team in the district without a loss.

The Lady Vikings had 11 hits against the Lady Gators. Megan Clinton led the way with three hits and an RBI.

Maddie Ennis went 2-for-3 with two RBI. Caroline Easom had two hits and an RBI. Jessica Baffuto, Kourtnee White and Patty Pettway had one RBI apiece.

The Lady Vikings scored single runs in the first and second innings and then blew the game open with six in the fourth.

Airline is scheduled to continue district play at Byrd on Thursday.

Haughton’s District 1-5A game against Evangel Christian was postponed because of rain. It will be made up on April 5 at Haughton. A non-district game between Parkway and Benton was also rained out.

Haughton (4-7, 1-1) is scheduled to visit Parkway (8-2, 2-1) on Thursday.

Benton (5-5) is scheduled to open District 1-4A play at home against Northwood on Thursday.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com