Reigning national champion LSU-E sweeps Pearl River

            EUNICE, La. --- Reigning national and Region 23 champion LSU-Eunice swept the Pearl River Lady Wildcats here Tuesday with 10-1 (five innings) and 7-2 victories.
            LSU-E improved to 12-0 overall, while PRCC dropped to 2-4.
            In the first game, the host Lady Bengals went up 2-0 in the bottom of the first and added two more in the third before a six-run barrage in the fifth ended the game via the eight-run rule. Pearl River scored its only run in the top of the third off an RBI single by Allie Flint of Madison Central High.
            Destin Vicknair (4-0) got the win in going the five-inning distance, giving up four hits and striking out two, while Rachel Hickman of Poplarville High (1-1) got the loss. She also went the distance, giving up 10 hits, striking out one, and walking a batter.
            Flint had two base hits to lead the Lady Wildcats’ four-hit effort, while Kaci Lantrip of Terry High and Brooke Roberts out of Saint Amant High in Gonzales, La., both singled.
            Taylor Boulet paced LSU-E’s 10-hit attack with a double and two singles (two RBIs), while Emily Nolan homered and singled (three RBIs), Raven Cole doubled and singled (two RBIs), Cave Alexis (one RBI) and Codi Corington both doubled, and Ashley Suberville singled (one RBI). Morgan Tauzin also had an RBI for the Lady Bengals.
            LSU-E committed two errors in the game to PRCC’s one.
            In the second game, things were scoreless for the first two-and-a-half frames before the Lady Bengals put up two in the bottom of the third, added four more in the fifth, and a solo run in the sixth. Pearl River scored its two runs in the top of the seventh.
            Starter Cole (4-0) got the win in five innings on the mound, giving up two hits, striking out nine, and walking four, while Elizabeth Delafield pitched the sixth and seventh, giving up two hits.
            Ashley Hawkins of Theodore (Ala.) High (0-1) got the loss in going the distance, giving up 11 hits, striking out one, and walking two.
            Heather Boutwell of Oak Grove High led the Lady Wildcats with three singles (one RBI), while Courtney Warr of Theodore (Ala.) High had a base hit.
            Ginny Daggett led LSU-E’s 11-hit effort with a triple and a single, while Nolan doubled and singled (one RBI). Corington had two base hits, Danielle Cruickshank tripled (two RBIs), Boulet doubled (two RBIs), and Katlin Flowers, Suberville, and Vicknair all singled. Cole also had an RBI for the Lady Bengals.
            Pearl River committed three errors in the game to LSU-Eunice’s two.
            The River returns to action Thursday when the Lady Wildcats travel to Alabama Southern in Monroeville, Ala., for a 1 p.m. doubleheader before traveling to Faulkner State (Ala.) in Bay Minette, Ala., Tuesday for a 2 p.m. twin bill.
 
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PEARL RIVER @ LSU-EUNICE (La.)
NJCAA Softball Doubleheader
Played Feb. 18, 2014 in Eunice, La.
 
GAME ONE
Pearl River    (2-3)   001  00X   X --  1    4    1
LSU-Eunice  (11-0)  202   06X   X -- 10   10    2
 
WP: Destin Vicknair (4-0), starter, 5 innings, 4 hits, 2 K.
Also Pitching: None.
Catcher: Morgan Tauzin.
 
LP: Rachel Hickman (1-1), starter, 5 innings, 10 hits, 1 K, 1 BB.
Also Pitching: None.
Catcher: Kelsea Lewis.
 
HITTERS
Pearl River: Allie Flint 2-1B (RBI), Kaci Lantrip 1B, Brooke Roberts 1B.
 
LSU-Eunice: Taylor Boulet 2B, 2-1B (2 RBI); Emily Nolan HR, 1B (3 RBI); Raven Cole 2B, 1B (2 RBI); Cave Alexis 2B (RBI), Codo Corington 2B, Ashley Suberville 1B (RBI). Morgan Tauzin RBI.
 
GAME TWO
Pearl River    (2-4)   000  000   2 --  2    4    3
LSU-Eunice  (12-0)  002   041   X -- 7   11    2
 
WP: Raven Cole (4-0), starter, 5 innings, 2 hits, 9 K, 4 BB.
Also Pitching: Elizabeth Delafield (6), 2 hits.
Catcher: Katlin Flowers.
 
LP: Ashley Hawkins (0-1), starter, distance, 11 hits, 1 K, 2 BB.
Also Pitching: None.
Catcher: Brooke Roberts.
 
HITTERS
Pearl River: Heather Boutwell 3-1B (RBI), Courtney Warr 1B.
 
LSU-Eunice: Ginny Daggett 3B, 1B; Emily Nolan 2B, 1B (RBI); Codi Corington 2-1B, Danielle Cruickshank 3B (2 RBI), Taylor Boulet 2B (2 RBI), Katlin Flowers 1B, Ashley Suberville 1B, Destin Vicknair 1B. Raven Cole RBI.
 
UP NEXT: Pearl River returns to action Thursday when the Lady Wildcats travel to Alabama Southern in Monroeville, Ala., for a 1 p.m. doubleheader before traveling to Faulkner State (Ala.) in Bay Minette, Ala., Tuesday for a 2 p.m. twin bill.
 

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