Softball: John Curtis, Northshore roll to wins Monday

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Area Prep Softball Report for Tuesday, April 6

John Curtis Christian stayed red hot Monday, completing its District 9-5A two-game sweep of Dominican 3-0 at River Ridge.

The Lady Patriots scored single runs in the second, third and sixth innings.

Katie Kempton went the distance, hurling a 3-hitter, striking out five.

Sierra Sacco and Danielle McCartney each had two hits and an RBI while Madison Laiche drove in the third run for John Curtis.

Hope Couvillion had two hits for Dominican. Claire Sekinger took the loss, allowing three runs on seven hits, striking out five.

John Curtis (19-2, 5-0) has now won 11 straight games and will play at Brusly today at 5 p.m. Dominican (16-6, 2-3) will host Archbishop Chapelle at Harahan Playground at 5 p.m.

Northshore handled Holden 10-2 in a non-district contest.

The Rockets scored a run in the top of the first inning to take the early lead but Northshore scored three runs in the third and three more in the fourth to make it 6-1.

After Holden scored a run in the top of the fifth to make it 6-2, Northshore countered with three in the bottom of the fifth to break it open at 9-2. The Panthers finished the scoring with a run in the sixth inning.

Jenna Samuel paced the Northshore offense with two hits and three RBI while Emma McCormick had two hits and three RBI.

Taylor Douglas had two hits and two RBI for the Rockets.

Samuel pitched a complete game, allowing just three hits and struck out nine to pick up the win. Douglas took the loss for Holden

The Panthers (17-4) have won four straight and return to District 6-5A play today at 4 p.m. at Covington. Holden (20-7) travels to Dutchtown Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Area Prep Softball Results from Monday, April 5
Abramson Sci Academy 7, Livingston Collegiate 0
Franklinton 16, Salmen 0
French Settlement 17, Northlake Christian 3
Haynes Academy 15, Slidell 5
John Curtis Christian 3, Dominican 0
Northshore 10, Holden 2
Springfield 14, Pope John Paul II 5
St. Charles Catholic 16, South Plaquemines 0
St. Thomas Aquinas 5, Albany 3

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