High School Sports

Mamou cannot hold on to lead; falls in playoffs

Mamou High catcher Angel Menier waits to apply a tag to a Lake Arthur runner in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs. Mamou fell 3-2 to Lake Arthur on Wednesday. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

MAMOU -- After not making the playoffs a year ago, the young and talented Mamou Lady Demon softball team was ready to make some huge noise in this year’s postseason.

Momentum lost

Sacred Heart shortstop Karli Fontenot slides into home plate safely after tagging up on an Erin Fontenot sacrifice fly to score the second run of the game against Opelousas Catholic. The Lady Trojans lost 5-3 to the Lady Vikings in the regional round of the Division III playoffs. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

OPELOUSAS -- After gaining a 3-0 lead to start the game, the Sacred Heart Lady Trojans could not carry that momentum farther, as they fell to the Opelousas Catholic Lady Vikings 5-3 in the regional round of the Division III softball playoffs here Thursday afternoon.

Lady Panthers seal district title; Trojans earn non-league win

The Pine Prairie Lady Panthers are district champions once again.
After defeating Eunice High on the road 17-0, the Lady Panthers finish District 5-3A play with a perfect 10-0 record.
And with that win, Pine Prairie is sure to improve on their No. 5 power point ranking.

Taming the Tiger

Mamou High catcher Angel Menier jumps for joy as she scores the winning run in the Lady Demon’s extra inning 7-6 victory over the DeQuincy Lady Tigers Tuesday afternoon. Mamou is now 7-2 in District 4-2A and will close out league play against Vinton at home on Thursday. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

MAMOU -- It was an extra inning affair here Tuesday afternoon, as the Mamou Lady Demons slipped past the DeQuincy Lady Tigers 7-6 in a key District 4-2A contest.

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