Baseball, softball scores
By Chris & Laurie Mueller
DeQuincy 2, Kinder 4 - Landon Mitchell and Tyler Sharp shared the mound for the Tigers, who played at Kinder last week.
Top hitters were Chase Dyer, 1-4 with 1 RBI; Aaron Hollie, 1-3 with a double; Gabriel Rangel, 1-3 with a double; and Trayson Lacour, 1-2.
The Tigers drop to 12-7 overall and are 2-2 in district. They played host to Vinton on Monday and the Welsh Greyhounds will be in town on Thursday. On Tuesday, Apr. 15, DeQuincy will host district leading Mamou.
DeQuincy 11, Grand Lake 12 - The Tigers were on the road last Friday for a non-district matchup with the Hornets.
The Tigers were down 11-3 after 3 innings, but scored 5 runs in the fourth inning and 3 in the fifth, but the Hornets were able to plate the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to get the win. Caleb Jacobs and Tyler Sharp threw for the Tigers. DeQuincy had 10 hits in the game.
Top hitters were Eric Fontenot, 3-3 with a double and 2 RBIs; Chase Dyer, 2-5; Gabriel Rangel, 2-5 with 2 doubles and 4 RBIs; Connor Patin, 1-3 and 2 RBIs; Aaron Hollie, 1-3 with a homerun; and Trayson LaCour, 1-2.
South Beauregard 7, Westlake 3 - Brandon Hare was on the mound for the Golden Knights. He had 10 strikeouts in the game.
Top hitters for South Beau were Chance Clark, 1-2 with 2 RBIs; Cody Ivey, 1-3 and 1 RBI; Hayden Gunter, 1-3 and 1 RBI; Jansen Fontenot, 1-3 and 1 RBI; and Trevor Langley, 1-4 and a double.
Hackberry 10, Starks 5 - Eric O'Bannion went the distance for the Panthers. Eric Guidry had one of the Panthers two hits. Starks drops to 6-10 on the year.
South Beauregard 7, Jennings 3 - Nick Lee picked up his 6th win of the season as the Knights improved to 18-3 and 3-0 in district. Lee struck out 11 Bulldog batters.
Top hitters for South Beau were DJ Hardwick, 2-3 with a triple and homerun; Hayden Gunter, 2-5; Jansen Fontenot, 2-3; and Lee, 3-4.
Lake Arthur 1, DeQuincy 11 - Jaylee Googe worked 5 innings, striking out 8 and allowing only 2 hits in the Lady Tigers 10-run rule win last week.
Top hitters were Brenan Marcantel, 2-4; Amanda Feith, 1-3; Lauren Spears, 2-4 with a double and 3 RBIs; Grace Pierce, 1-1 with a homerun and 2 RBIs; Darci Bonin, 1-2; Ashlan Marcantel, 1-3; Jacey Royer, 1-1.
The 15-6 Lady Tigers Vinton on Monday and will host Welsh on Thursday.
DeQuincy 11, Welsh 0 - Jaylee Googe and Madison Dykes pitched for the Lady Tigers. Googe recorded 9 strikeouts. Neither pitcher gave up a hit.
Top hitters for the Lady Tigers were Brenan Marcantel, 2-3 with a triple; Amanda Feith, 2-5 with 2 RBI; Lauren Spears, 2-2; Jacey Royer, 2-3; Ashlan Marcantel, 2-4 with a double and 3 RBIs; Grace Pierce, 1-4 and 1 RBI; Darci Bonin, 1-4 and 1 RBI; Googe, 1-3.