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Trojans drop first game of series in regional playoffs

Sacred Heart’s Alec Gotro looks to crush a ball at the plate in a game earlier this season. The Trojans fell to St. Charles in game one of a three game playoff series Friday. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

LAPLACE -- It did not go well for the Sacred Heart Trojan baseball team Friday afternoon, as they dropped the first game of a best two out of three series to the St. Charles Comets in the regional round of the Division III playoffs by the score of 10-0.

Bombs away!

Pine Prairie High catcher Sara Tate tries to slide safely into third base in a game played earlier in the playoffs. The Lady Panthers advanced to the state semi-finals after defeating the No. 5 seeded Winnfield Lady Tigers at the state tournament in Sulphur on Friday afternoon. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

SULPHUR -- The Pine Prairie Lady Panthers inched one step closer to a Class 3A state softball title after defeating the Winnfield Lady Tigers 7-2 in the quarterfinals of the LHSAA State Softball Tournament here Friday afternoon.

Mamou cannot hold on to lead; falls in playoffs

Mamou High catcher Angel Menier waits to apply a tag to a Lake Arthur runner in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs. Mamou fell 3-2 to Lake Arthur on Wednesday. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

MAMOU -- After not making the playoffs a year ago, the young and talented Mamou Lady Demon softball team was ready to make some huge noise in this year’s postseason.

Momentum lost

Sacred Heart shortstop Karli Fontenot slides into home plate safely after tagging up on an Erin Fontenot sacrifice fly to score the second run of the game against Opelousas Catholic. The Lady Trojans lost 5-3 to the Lady Vikings in the regional round of the Division III playoffs. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

OPELOUSAS -- After gaining a 3-0 lead to start the game, the Sacred Heart Lady Trojans could not carry that momentum farther, as they fell to the Opelousas Catholic Lady Vikings 5-3 in the regional round of the Division III softball playoffs here Thursday afternoon.

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