Softball: Benton downs Haughton in Calvary Baptist tournament


The Benton Lady Tigers defeated the Haughton Lady Bucs 17-3 in the Calvary Baptist tournament Saturday.

Sarah Koeppen pitched a five inning three-hitter and had a big day at the plate. She went 3-for-3 with a home run, double and three RBI.

Hallie Saintignan had three hits, including a double, and five RBI. Mackenzie Chaffin had three hits, including a double.

Abi Cole, Abby Kent, Mackenzie McEntee and Siara Erickson had two hits apiece. Cole, McEntee and Kent had doubles. Cole had three RBI and McEntee had two.

Haughton’s Lacey Dodson continued her fine season. She had a home run, double and three RBI.

Chaffin had two of her team’s three hits in a 15-0 loss to host Calvary. The Lady Tigers are 11-10.

NOTE: The above report is based on box scores and play-by-plays on teams’ official GameChanger accounts.

— Russell Hedges,