Winning pitcher Megan Landry, center, of the Central Catholic High School Lady Eagles shows her excitement Saturday evening after striking out the last batter to clinch the Class 1A state championship. The Lady Eagles defeated defending state champs Cedar Creek 6-4 at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur. They defeated Ascension Catholic on Friday and Catholic High-Pointe Coupee earlier Saturday, both close games ended with a score of 1-0. Landry had complete games in each of the contests. Celebrating with Landry is third baseman Kaitlyn Gros, left and shortstop Brooke Lipari.
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Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo and the Lady Eagles believed they would bring home the gold from the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur
University Lab jumped on Patterson with six runs in the first inning en route to a 10-0 win in the first-round of the Class 3A state playoff Friday in Baton Rouge.
Malik Garrett, an offensive lineman at Patterson High School, signed Friday to attend Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas, on a football scholarship. Seated from left are Garrett’s grandmother Wilda Jackson, uncle Floyd Brown, Garrett, mother Bernadine Garrett and aunt Dorothy Henry. Standing from left are Patterson Football Head Coach Chad Blanchard, Assistant Principal Mark Spradling, Keith Gray, Brandon Verret, Malik Bass and Clay Benoit, and Patterson Principal Rachael Sanders.
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Patterson Lumberjack team captains Malik Garrett and Malik Bass will continue their football careers at the next level.