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CCHS softball finishes the week 3-1

The Central Catholic High School softball team finished last week 3-1, including a 2-1 showing at Terrebonne’s tournament. \
The Lady Eagles defeated Westgate, 13-4, Thursday; and at Terrebonne’s tournament, topped John Ehret Friday, 12-6; and Houma Christian, 10-1, Saturday; but fell to South Terrebonne.
Against Westgate, Central Catholic took the lead for good in the fourth inning. Trailing 4-3 heading into the fourth, Central Catholic scored three runs in the frame for a 6-4 lead. Central Catholic added two runs in the fifth, one in the sixth and four in the seventh for the final margin.
The Lady Eagles had taken a 3-0 lead in the top of the first before Westgate scored two runs in the bottom of the frame. Westgate took its only lead of the game in the bottom of the third with two runs.
Eighth-grader Haley Fontenot earned the win for Central Catholic. In a complete-game effort, she surrendered four runs (all earned) on six hits with five walks and 10 strikeouts.
Offensively, Central Catholic pounded out 15 hits.
Taylor Picou finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, one triple, two RBIs and two runs for Central Catholic, while teammate Hallie Autin was 2-for-5 with a double, a home run, two RBIs and three runs. Other Central Catholic top offensive contributors included Brooke Lipari, 2-for4, two doubles, three RBIs, a stolen base and two runs; Bailee Lipari, 2-for-4, a double, an RBI, a stolen base and a run; Kelly Russo, 2-for-4, two RBIs and a run; Alaysia Williams, 2-for-4, an RBI, a stolen base and a run; and Rylie Theriot, an RBI.
Against John Ehret, Central Catholic never trailed as it took a 3-0 lead after an inning, led 4-1 after two innings, 7-2 after three innings and 8-6 after four complete. The Lady Eagles added four runs in the top of the seventh.
Sarah Thomas, the first of three Central Catholic pitchers used, earned the win. In 2.1 innings, she surrendered one earned run on seven hits with two strikeouts. Offensively, Central Catholic outhit John Ehret, 16-12.
Autin led Central Catholic with a 4-for-4 performance with a double, two triples, two RBIs, one stolen base and three runs. Other top offensive contributors for Central Catholic included Emma Aucoin, 3-for-5, a stolen base and two runs; Picou, 2-for-3, three RBIs, one stolen base and two runs; Russo, 2-for3, a double, two RBIs and a run; Kaleigh Navarro, 2-for-3, a stolen base; Brooke Lipari, 1-for-3, a double, an RBI and a run; Fontenot, 1-for-4, a double and a run; and Bailey Lipari, 1-for-4, an RBI and a run. Against Houma Christian, Central Catholic scored three runs in the first, two in the third, one each in the fourth and fifth and three more in the top of the sixth inning for a 10-0 lead.
Houma Christian scored its lone run in the bottom of the sixth.
Fontenot tossed a complete-game two hitter. In seven innings, she surrendered four walks and fanned seven.
Offensively, Central Catholic outhit Houma Christian, 12-2.
Autin led the Lady Eagles’ offense with a 2-for-5 performance with two RBIs, two stolen bases and three runs. Other top Central Catholic hitters included Aucoin and Russo, each 2-for-3; Navarro, 2-for-2; Picou, 1-for-3, a double, an RBI and two runs; Fontenot, 1-for-4, a double and two RBIs; and Julianna Hernandez, 1-for1, two RBIs.
In the South Terrebonne game, South Terrebonne took leads of 5-3 after two innings and 6-4 after three complete.
While Central Catholic rallied for a 7-6 lead in the bottom of the fourth, South Terrebonne countered in the top of the sixth with four runs for a 10-6 lead.
Central Catholic pushed across two runs in the bottom of the sixth for what proved to be the final margin.
Fontenot suffered the loss. In 6.1 innings, she surrendered five earned run on eight hits with five walks and fanned four.
Central Catholic outhit South Terrebonne, 11-8, in the loss.
Picou led Central Catholic with a 2-for-3 performance with a triple, a home run, three RBIs, a stolen base and two runs. Other top Central Catholic offensive contributors included Autin, 2-for-4, a double, a triple, an RBI and three runs; Theriot, 2-for-4, a double and two RBIs; Brooke Lipari, 2-for-3, two stolen bases and a run; Fontenot, 1-for-2, two RBIs, four stolen bases and a run; and Williams, 1-for-4, a double.
Patterson finishes 1-2 at Terrebonne tourney
The Patterson Lumberjills finished 1-2 at Terrebonne’s tournament this past weekend.
Patterson fell to H.L. Bourgeois, 4-3, Friday; defeated Ellender, 17-2, Saturday; and fell to Vandebilt Catholic, 14-6, Saturday.
Thursday, Patterson fell 6-4 to Central Lafourche.
Makayla Knight led Patterson with a 1-for-2 performance with a home run and two RBIs. Other top Patterson contributors included Cayla Wiggins, 2-for-3, a double and an RBI; and Tapanga Haven, 1-for-3, a double and a run.
MCHS goes 2-1 at Terrebonne tourney
The Morgan City Lady Tigers finished 2-1 at Terrebonne’s tournament this weekend.
Morgan City defeated Thibodaux Friday, 1-0; Thomas Jefferson Saturday, 16-1; and fell to E.D. White, 6-5, Saturday.
No individual stats were available.
Berwick defeats Plaquemine
The Berwick Lady Panthers rallied to overtake Plaquemine and then run-ruled it in a 20-10 victory in five innings Wednesday in Berwick.
Trailing 8-0 entering the bottom of the third inning, Berwick exploded for nine runs for a 9-7 lead.
While Plaquemine took a 10-9 lead in the top of the fourth, Berwick countered with 11 runs in the bottom of the fourth for a 20-10 lead.
The game was called due to the mercy rule after five innings.
Berwick overcame four errors and outhit Plaquemine, 24-11.
Sydney Aucoin earned the win in relief of starter Jordan Lipari. Aucoin surrendered two runs (one earned) with three strikeouts in 2.1 innings. Lipari started and surrendered eight runs (five earned) with three strikeouts in 2.2 innings.
Offensively, Berwick collected seven doubles and one home run.
M a r y J o r d a n Melancon led the team with a 3-for-4 performance with a home run, five RBIs and a run. Other top Berwick offensive contributors included Madison Carline, 3-for-4, two doubles, three RBIs and three runs; Lipari, 3-for-3, two doubles, five RBIs and two runs; Hannah Henry, 3-for-4, a double, one RBI and two runs; Mary Grace Theriot, 3-for-4, a run and an RBI; Emma Hover, 3-for-5, three runs; Brittany Roberie, 2-for-3, an RBI and three runs; Jaci Arnold, 2-for-4, a double, two RBIs and a run; and Aucoin, 2-for-4, a double, an RBI and two runs.

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