Softball: Northshore, Albany, Cabrini impressive Saturday

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Area Prep Softball Report for Sunday, Mar. 12

Northshore continues to roll in impressive fashion.

The Lady Panthers won twice Saturday, hitting the road to defeat West Harrison, MS 9-5 and South Panola, MS 1-0 to remain unbeaten.

Jenna Samuel was the star again in game two, pitching a complete game shutout while striking out 12. Samuel provided the difference at the plate, belting a solo homer to decide the outcome.

Fourth unofficially in the most recent Non-Select Division I power rankings, Northshore (12-0) will host Zachary Tuesday at 4 p.m.

A team to watch in Livingston Parish is Albany.

After the Hornet girls reached the basketball state championship game most recently, the softball team is making its mark.

Albany remained unbeaten with a 3-0 win over Fontainebleau and a 12-0 victory over Loranger Saturday.

The shutouts were the fourth and fourth of the season for the Hornets, who are the top-ranked team in the Non-Select Division II power rankings.

Albany (8-0) will host Denham Springs Monday at 6 p.m.

It was a prosperous Saturday for Cabrini as well.

The Crescents swept a pair of games, defeating St. Scholastica 28-10 in five innings and rallying past St. Michael 7-5.

In the win over the Warriors, Cabrini scored a dramatic win, walking it off with three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Cabrini scored a run in the bottom of the first to take a 1-0 lead before St. Michael took a 2-1 lead in the top of the second. Cabrini answered with three runs in the bottom of the second to lead 4-2. St. Michael cut the lead to 4-3 with a run in the fifth and took a 5-4 lead with a pair of runs in the top of the fifth.

Lindsey Thibodeaux and Mick Richoux each had two hits and an RBI to pace the Crescents while Makenna Borne and Addie Plaisance each had a hit and an RBI. Richoux picked up the win, going the distance, allowing five runs with a walk and eight strikeouts.

In the victory over the Doves, it was a wild one early with both teams scoring six runs in the first inning before the Crescents exploded for 12 runs in the top of the second to take an 18-6 lead. The Warriors answered with three runs in the bottom of the frame to make it 18-9.

St. Scholastica then pulled away, scoring a run in the third, three in the fourth and six in the fifth inning. St. Scholastica scored its final run in the bottom of the fifth but it was not enough to extend the contest.

Thibodaux was the hitting star, going 5 for 5 with five RBI, including a pair of doubles. Richoux and Ashley Normand each had four hits and four RBI while Abby Harrison had four hits and two RBI. Grace Williams contributed three hits and three RBI. Sophia Felps had two hits and two RBI. Plaisance added a hit and two RBI. Rece Wyre finished with a hit and an RBI as the Crescents banged 25 hits.

Borne picked up the win, going four innings in relief, allowing four runs.

Cabrini (6-7) has won three straight games and the Crescents return to action against Mount Carmel Academy Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Muss Bertolino Playground in Kenner.

Area Prep Softball Results from Saturday, Mar.11

Academy of Our Lady 12, Ponchatoula 11

Albany 3, Fontainebleau 0

Albany 12, Loranger 0

Archbishop Chapelle 15, Denham Springs 3

Archbishop Chapelle 23, Zachary 7

Archbishop Hannan 13, Iowa 4

Assumption 7, Archbishop Hannan 6

Barbe 5, Pope John Paul II 0

Barbe 17, Slidell 12

Cabrini 7, St. Michael 5

Cabrini 28, St. Scholastica 10

Caldwell Parish 8, Mount Carmel Academy 4

Catholic (PC) 2, French Settlement 0

Catholic (PC) 16, St. James 0

Cecilia 8, Destrehan 5

Central Catholic 4, Berwick 1

Central Catholic 11, Patterson 1

Denham Springs 14, Academy of Our Lady 13

Doyle 13, Iota 6

Doyle 16, St. James 6

Dutchtown 6, Hahnville 2

E.D. White Catholic 16, University Lab 0

Fisher 15, South Lafourche 0

Franklinton 8, Hammond 1

Franklinton 11, Maurepas 5

French Settlement 15, University Lab 2

Hammond 13, Maurepas 2

H.L. Bourgeois 14, Thomas Jefferson 4

H.L. Bourgeois 20, South Plaquemines 3

Houma Christian 14, Hanson Memorial 2

Jena 15, Thibodaux 3

Jewel Sumner 16, Vidalia 1

John Curtis Christian 10, D’Arbonne Woods 2

John Curtis Christian 3, Walker 2

John Ehret 14, South Lafourche 4

Kenner Discovery 21, Higgins 3

Landry 31, East St. John 17

Live Oak 15, Assumption 0

Loranger 13, Slaughter Community Charter 3

McMain 22, East St. John 7

McMain 12, Higgins 2

North DeSoto 10, Slidell 0

Northshore 1, South Panola (MS) 0

Northshore 9, West Harrison (MS) 5

Patrick Taylor 21, Kenner Discovery 7

Patrick Taylor 20, South Plaquemines 4

Port Allen 14, McGehee 11

Port Barre 8, E.D. White Catholic 4

Riverside Academy 11, Terrebonne 1

Slaughter Community Charter 21, Salmen 4

Springfield 9, Ascension Christian 8

Springfield 12, West Feliciana 1

St. Charles Catholic 13, Cecilia 1

St. Charles Catholic 12, Destrehan 0

Thomas Jefferson 25, Ellender 1

Thomas Jefferson 14, H.L. Bourgeois 4

Vandebilt Catholic 13, Covenant Christian 6

Vandebilt Catholic 6, Houma Christian 2

Walker 8, Hahnville 7

Woodlawn (BR) 18, McGehee 17

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