Softball: Country Day remains unbeaten with win over Landry
Area Prep Softball Report for Friday, Mar. 10
If you are looking at a contender for state softball honors, take a serious look at Country Day.
The Cajuns are cooking.
Country Day remained unbeaten Thursday with a convincing 16-5 victory over Landry at the JPRD complex in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.
Country Day (11-0) has been dominant. The Cajuns have run-ruled 10 of 11 opponents and won its other game by eight runs.
Country Day has outscored its opponents 174-27, averaging 15.8 runs per game while its opponents are averaging 2.4 runs per contest. The Cajuns are unofficially fourth in the Select Division III power rankings.
Senior pitcher and multi-sport star Ellie Schneider struck out nine Buccaneers in three innings to pick up the win. Schneider was accomplished at the plate as well with two hits and three RBI. Seventh-grader Mia Ennis and freshman Hayden Moore each pitched an inning for Country Day.
Junior left-fielder Ellie Schmidt led the offensive attack with four RBI while junior catcher Addie Lund had three hits and three RBI. Freshman right-fielder Zoe Senette added two hits.
Country Day will play four games next week, beginning with Warren Easton Monday at 5 p.m. at the JPRD complex.
Area Prep Softball Results from Thursday, Mar. 9
Abramson 23, Livingston Collegiate 8
Academy of Our Lady 16, New Orleans Military & Maritime 0
Archbishop Hannan 11, Dominican 4
Assumption 15, Morgan City 0
Ben Franklin 15, Bonnabel 2
Berwick 15, Patterson 0
Central Catholic 10, Central Lafourche 0
Central Lafourche 7, H.L. Bourgeois 1
Country Day 16, Landry 5
Covenant Christian 8, H.L. Bourgeois 0
De La Salle 15, McMain 0
East Jefferson 5, Warren Easton 1
Ecole Classique 19, McMain 2
Fisher 18, South Plaquemines 3
E.D. White Catholic 17, St. James 4
Fontainebleau 4, Belle Chasse 2
French Settlement 4, Northlake Christian 1
Hahnville 19, East St. John 2
Haynes Academy 15, John F. Kennedy 0
Houma Christian 7, Thomas Jefferson 4
Jewel Sumner 14, Hammond 8
Loranger 12, Springfield 2
Mandeville 9, Lakeshore 6
Mount Carmel Academy 18, Karr 0
Northlake Christian 9, Pine 3
Pine 13, Pearl River 3
Ponchatoula 6, St. Thomas Aquinas 3
Pope John Paul II 24, Independence 2
Riverdale 22, Booker T. Washington (NO) 1
Slidell 13, Loranger 5
St. Charles Catholic 7, Slidell 1
Terrebonne 10, Destrehan 5
Thibodaux 5, Pope John Paul II 1
Vandebilt Catholic 10, South Lafourche 0
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