Softball Report: Covington downs Hammond, schedule Friday to battle weather

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Area Prep Softball Report for Fri., April 5

Rained washed out nearly every game in south Louisiana Thursday, though a few lucky teams were able to get scheduled games played.

Vandebilt Catholic blanked Ellender 10-0 at home. It was the fifth straight win for the Terriers.

In the Baton Rouge area, St. Amant blanked rival East Ascension 11-0 while Walker hammered Central 12-0.

In District 6-5A, Covington defeated Hammond 6-2 at home, earning a split of the season series with the Tornadoes. Hammond had downed the Lions 8-7 at Hammond on March 14.

Covington (8-14, 5-6) will conclude its District 6-5A schedule Saturday at 11 a.m. while Hammond (5-17, 1-10) will host Ponchatoula today at 3:30 p.m.

Area Prep Softball Results from Thursday, April 4

New Orleans Area

Covington 6, Hammond 2

Baton Rouge Area

St. Amant 11, East Ascension 0

Walker 12, Central 0

Bayou Area

Vandebilt Catholic 10, Ellender 0

Area Prep Softball Schedule for Friday, April 5

New Orleans Area

Bogalusa at Pine, 5 p.m.

Helen Cox at Grace King, 4 p.m.

East Jefferson at Ben Franklin, 4 p.m.

Fontainebleau at Albany, 5:30 p.m.

Karr at Salmen, 4 p.m.

McGehee at Fisher, 4 p.m.

Ponchatoula at Hammond, 3:30 p.m.

Pope John Paul II at Loranger, 4 p.m.

South Lafourche at Grand Isle, 4 p.m.

St. Katharine at South Plaquemines, 4 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Denham Springs at Brusly, 7 p.m.

Dutchtown at Live Oak, 5 p.m.

False River at Doyle, 5:30 p.m.

Franklinton at Mount Hermon, 4 p.m.

Parkview Baptist at Zachary, 4:30 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Academy at Port Allen, 5 p.m.

Teurlings Catholic at Ascension Catholic, 6 p.m.

West Feliciana at Central, 5 p.m.

Bayou Area

Covenant Christian at Ellender, 4 p.m.

St. James at Thibodaux, 4:30 p.m.

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