Carla Crawford knocked in four runs, while Tyler Foshee had a triple, a home run and three RBIs for Stanley as the Lady Panthers got past Forest 10-7 in an LHSAA Class B home game. Stanley (21-11) advances to the Class B state tournament in Sulphur for a second consecutive season.
Crawford had a double and a triple on the day, while Brianne Weeks was 3-for-3 and scored three runs for coach Josh Foshee. The Lady Panthers will open play at Frasch Park against defending state champ Anacoco on Friday.
Many 2, Holy Savior Menard 0: At Many, the Lady Tigers earned a trip to Sulphur and a date with Evangel with the win. Many will play on Friday at Frasch Park.
Florien 11, Weston 0: At Weston, the Lady Blackcats needed just five innings to dispatch the Lady Wolves in Class B action. Top-seeded Florien will play Converse in Sulphur on Friday.
Airline 4, Parkway 2: At Airline, Andrew Lowe pitched the Vikings (16-14, 6-7) to the District 1-5A win over the Panthers (7-23, 2-11). Colton Kyle had a triple for Airline, which managed just three hits off Rob Harper. Dylan Whaley was 2-for-2 in Parkway’s six-hit attack.
Captain Shreve 8, Byrd 4: At Byrd, Peyton Attaway was 3-for-3, Bryant Bowen had a pair of doubles with two RBIs, while Cole Miller added a double for the Gators (23-8, 13-0). Dylan Knotek had three hits and a pair of RBIs for Byrd (14-17, 8-5), who also picked up a pair of hits from Phillip Wuellner.
Haughton 18-16, Southwood 3-4: At Southwood, the Bucs’ offense propelled Haughton to the District 1-5A sweep.
In the opener, Levi Sharp, Zach Lemley and Josh Walker each had three-hit games to back right-hander Logan McHan, who allowed one earned run in four innings.
In the nightcap, Haughton pounded 17 hits. John Tomb had a massive day with a 4-for-5 effort, while Josh Walker had three hits and four RBIs. Seth Ryan was 4-for-5 with four RBIs. Levi Sharp had a pair of hits for winning pitcher David Rost and Haughton (15-17, 9-5). The Cowboys (7-24, 2-12) got two hits from Steve Williams.
Benton 15, Northwood 8: At Northwood, the Tigers climbed to 25-9 overall and remained undefeated in District 1-4A with the road win. Andrew Cole and Jordan Shaffer had a double, a homer and three RBIs each. Cameron Horton added a home run, Branson Woodward a double and Josh Scherer a pair of hits for Benton. The Falcons (22-9, 6-4) got a 3-for-4 effort and a homer from Slade Baker, while Timmy Yelverton and Jacob Canatella added a pair of hits each.