Lady Panthers post five wins over week

Written by John Dupont on .


The Brusly Lady Panthers remained dominant after wins in their first two district games and three games in a Shreveport tournament over the weekend.

Brusly (12-2, 2-0) breezed past E.D. White and St. James in the first two 7-3A outings of the 2013 season, and a sweep in the Byrd Tournament.

“We’re playing really well,” coach Beau Bouvier said. “We’ve had good pitching, hitting and defense – everyone is playing well.”

Brusly hosts its annual tournament this weekend at Alexander Park. Bouvier still sees room for improvement.

“We’re still committing errors – there’s always stuff you can improve on,” he said. “We’re playing well, but I hope we’re not peaking yet. We still have a lot of games to play.”

BHS opened district in a 10-0 win over E.D. White.

The game went the full seven innings. BHS tacked two runs in the top of the seventh.

Carli Jo LeBlanc allowed the Lady Cardinals five hits.

Carlie Comeaux finished 3-for-4 with a run, a double and two RBIs. Kaitlyn David went 3-for-4, with two runs and one RBI and teammate Lanesha Taylor drove in three RBIs.

David and Taylor each smacked homers for the Lady Panthers.

The Lady Panthers took a 2-0 advantage in the first inning and stretched their lead with four more runs in the second. BHS posted two runs in the fifth.

Brusly made short work of St. James in an 18-1 rout across three innings.

Sophomore Christen Gaudet held the Lady Wildcats to one hit.

Brusly rallied to an 8-0 lead in the first frame, while SJHS posted its sole run in the bottom of the inning.

The Lady Panthers continued their onslaught with nine runs in the second.

Brusly amassed 17 hits.

St. James (2-5, 1-1) committed seven errors, while Brusly had two.

Comeaux went 3-for-3 with two runs and three RBIs, while Taylor was 2-for-3 with two runs, a double, a homer and two RBIs. LeBlanc was 2-for-2 with two runs, a triple and one RBI.

In tournament action, Brusly rallied for six runs in the top of the seventh to pull past Haughton 7-3.

Haughton scored in the bottom of the first and kept the Lady Panthers scoreless until the top of the fifth. Haughton regained the lead off two runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Akiya Thymes was 3-for-5 with 2 RBIs, while Taylor went 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Shelby Fleming notched a double, two runs and one RBI.

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