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Softball: Parish teams face tough competition in Sulphur tourney


Russell Hedges



The Haughton Lady Bucs, Benton Lady Tigers and Parkway Lady Panthers faced some stiff competition in the Sulphur tournament Friday and Saturday.

Here is how each team fared.

Haughton — The Lady Bucs lost to two 2013 Class 5A quarterfinal teams, Dutchtown and Hahnville, 5-1 and 5-2, respectively.

The also fell to 2013 Class 2A state champion John Curtis 6-0.

Lacey Dodson had a home run — one of her team’s six hits — against Dutchtown.

Anna Dies allowed just six hits in five innings.

Dodson had a home run, double and two RBIs against Hahnville. Dies went 4-for-4 with a double. She also scattered six hits.

Dodson and Kirsten Martin had Haughton’s lone hits against John Curtis.

Curtis star pitcher Katie Brignac struck out 14.

Parkway — The Lady Panthers (10-11) defeated Westlake 14-11 and lost to DeQuincy 11-3 and Sulphur 13-4.

Miranda Scotten went 4-for-4 with a triple and two doubles against Westlake. Haydn Parker had two hits, including a double.

Rebecca Lynch also had two hits.

Parker slammed a two-run homer against DeQuincy, but the Lady Panthers managed just three other hits.

Carol Cash went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs against Sulphur.

Benton — The Lady Tigers (9-10) lost to defending Class 5A state champion Sam Houston 10-0, 2013 5A semifinalist St. Amant 15-0 and Denham Springs 16-7.

Brittany Craig had Benton’s lone hit against Sam Houston.

Craig went 2-for-4 against Denham Springs. Abi Cole, Chelsea Rangel and Taylor Thompson had doubles.

Samantha Maranto had two of the Lady Tigers’ three hits against St. Amant.

Airline hosts Parkway in a District 1-5A game this afternoon while Haughton visits Caddo Magnet.








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