Softball: Chalmette edges Hannan in thriller

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Area Prep Softball Report for Thursday, Mar. 16

In a thriller, Chalmette edged Archbishop Hannan 4-3 in nine innings Tuesday at Chalmette.

The game was scoreless into the top of the sixth inning when the Hawks scored three runs to take a 3-0 lead.

The Owls answered in the bottom of the sixth with a two-run single by Mikayla Dennis to cut the deficit to 3-2.

CeCe Higgins then delivered a big blow with a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie it 3-3, sending the game to extra innings.

In the bottom of the ninth, Gabby Parker doubled, Higgins singled her to third and Parker scored the winning run on a throwing error.

Chalmette (9-4) opens District 8-5A play next Tuesday, hosting West Jefferson at 4 p.m.

Hannan (8-9) will host Salmen Thursday at 5 p.m. in a District 8-4A contest.

Area Prep Softball Results from Wednesday, Mar. 15
Academy of Our Lady 16, Helen Cox 0
Albany 3, French Settlement 2
Belle Chasse 16, New Orleans Military & Maritime 0
Chalmette 4, Archbishop Hannan 3 (9 innings)
Country Day 16, Bonnabel 0
Franklinton 6, St. Scholastica 5
Haynes Academy 7, Slidell 5
McGehee 20, Newman 15
Salmen 16, Livingston Collegiate 1
South Plaquemines 15, Douglass 0
St. Joseph’s Academy 7, Springfield 6
Ursuline Academy 20, John F. Kennedy 1

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