Softball: Chapelle, Ponchatoula, Haynes victorious Monday
Area Prep Softball Report for Tuesday, March 14
Archbishop Chapelle defeated Riverside Academy 7-2 at Butch Duhe Playground.
The Rebels took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning before the Chipmunks scored a run in the third inning to make it 2-1. Chapelle then scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth to take a 5-2 lead and added two insurance runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Kayla Giardina went the distance, allowing two runs on four hits. Giardina walked just one and struck out nine. Allie Domangue had a hit and two RBI while Kamryn DiMaggio had two hits and an RbI to pace the Chipmunks.
Kelsie Schmidt, Mia Impastato, Ava Landry and Katie Deslatte each had a hit and an RBI.
Corrin Cashio had two hits and two RBI for Riverside. Emily Vicknair took the loss.
Fifth in the Select Division I power rankings, Chapelle (13-2) has won five straight games. The Chipmunks open District 9-5A play Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Butch Duhe Playground.
Riverside (5-7) opens District 10-1A play at home Tuesday against St. Katharine Drexel at 4:30 p.m.
Ponchatoula handled Riverdale 18-0 in a game shortened to three innings by the mercy rule.
While the Green Wave put 18 runs on the board, Grace Schwaibold pitched a one-hitter.
Ponchatoula (9-7) opens District 6-5A play Thursday at Covington at 6 p.m.
The Rebels (5-4) are back in action today at the Willow School at 4 p.m.
Haynes Academy downed Destrehan 11-0 in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
Hailey Peterson picked up the win, going the distance by allowing just five hits, walking one and striking out three.
Ava Heigle had three hits while Ella Lewis and Tristan Weyler each had two hits for Haynes. Ava Palumbo had a triple.
The Yellow Jackets (7-5) will play Livingston Collegiate Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Joe Brown Park.
The Wildcats (3-12) will open District 7-5A play Tuesday at East St. John at 4 p.m.
Area Prep Softball Results from Monday, March 13
Archbishop Chapelle 7, Riverside Academy 2
Belle Chasse 19, Helen Cox 0
Country Day 15, Warren Easton 0
Covenant Christian 18, Ellender 2
Franklinton 22, Mount Hermon 12
Haynes Academy 11, Destrehan 0
Houma Christian 31, Jefferson Rise Charter 0
McGehee 10, Ben Franklin 9
McMain 21 East Jefferson 6
New Orleans Military & Maritime 20, B.T. Washington (NO) 11
Ponchatoula 18, Riverdale 0
St. James 16, Terrebonne 5
Ursuline Academy 13, Newman 11
White Castle 26 Donaldsonville 8
Willow School 5, South Plaquemines 3
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