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The Morgan City Lady Tigers softball team celebrates following the final out in Friday's Class 4A Regional Round playoff game against district foe Assumption. Morgan City won the contest, 6-1, to advance to the state softball tournament for the first time since 2004. Morgan City, the No. 3 seed, will continue postseason play Friday against No. 11 seed West Ouachita in a noon contest at Frasch Park in Sulphur. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

MCHS defeats Assumption to end state tourney drought

The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers punched their ticket to the state softball tournament for the first time in 13 years Friday after knocking off District 7-4A foe Assumption, 6-1, in Class 4A

Central Catholic softball players, along with third baseman Hallie Autin, center, celebrate as Autin touches home plate after a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning gave the Lady Eagles a 5-2 lead en route to an eventual 6-3 victory in Division IV regional round action against Lafayette Christian Academy in Bayou Vista Thursday. With the win, Central Catholic will advance to the state tournament in Sulphur where it will meet False River Academy at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in a Division IV quarterfinal contest. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

CCHS rallies to defeat Lafayette Chrsitian, punch ticket to Sulphur

While Central Catholic may have easily beaten Lafayette Christian during both District 7-1A contests this season, for much of Thursday’s Division IV regional round contest, all the pressure was on

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