The Brusly Lady Panthers needed only three innings for a district win Thursday, but watched a five-run lead fizzle in a non-district loss Friday.
Brusly (17-8, 2-1), on Thursday, piled 12 runs in the second inning for a 16-1 win over Baker.
Carlie Comeaux struck out seven in the no-hitter for Brusly.
The Lady Panthers led 4-0 at the end of the first frame.
Shelby Willis and Madison LaPrarie each had two RBI for BHS. Other leading hitters included Jonette Fitzgerald and Akiya Thymes.
The following evening, Brusly watched a five-run lead fizzle in an 8-7 loss to 5A power Denham Springs.
Denham Springs’ Kaitlyn Thompson inched past Brusly catcher Karli David in the bottom of the seventh with two outs, scoring to pull the Lady Yellow Jackets out of a 7-7 logjam for the heartbreaker.
Fitzgerald and Carlie Comeaux each went 3-for-4 for Brusly. Comeaux had two runs, while Karli David (2-for-3) also scored twice. Fitzgerald, Carlie Comeau and Camryn Comeaux each notched one RBI.
LaPrairie, Claire Daigle and Camryn Comeaux chalked the remaining runs.
Carlie Comeaux (3-for-4) singled to lead off in the first. Camryn Comeaux’s double to center drove home Carlie Comeaux for the first BHS run.
Camryn Comeaux advanced to third on a David single to center and scored when LaPrairie reached base on a shortstop error.
David scored the next run and LaPrairie padded the lead on a Fitzgerald one-bagger to right field.
DSHS proved its worth as a 5A state contender with four runs in the bottom of the first to tie the game.
David broke the tie in the third on a passed ball.
Daigle scored on a Carlie Comeaux single to rightfield. Carlie Comeaux reached home on the right fielder’s snafu.
Each team chalked three errors.
Camryn Comeaux allowed DSHS 12 hits and six walks while striking out four.
The Lady Panthers grinded 10 hits.
Brusly hosts archrival Parkview Baptist in a 7-3A showdown at 5 p.m. Thursday. BHS hosts neighboring foe St. John in a non-district romp Tuesday at 6 p.m.