The Lady Colts dominated the Pillow Academy Lady Mustangs 11-0 in their first game of the Bayou Academy Softball Tournament. Bayou (1-0) played two more games but the results weren’t available at press time.
Bayou jumped on top early by scoring a run in the first. The Lady Colts ended up putting the game away in the third by scoring 10 runs.
Ashley Vickers pitched a solid game in the circle by throwing a three-inning no-hitter. She struck out four and walked two in the contest.
Carley Peden led Bayou by socking three hits with four RBIs and two runs, followed by Kailyn Lofton with a double, a RBI and two runs and Taylor Newton and Kamryn Otts with a hit and two RBIs each.
“I think our pitching, defense and hitting were all there,” Bayou head coach Lauren LaSuzzo said. “Ashley threw a good game, and I thought our hitters made some adjustments. I thought we hit well with two strikes.”
One thing that played a factor in the tournament was the weather. Heavy rains forced games times to be pushed back. Two teams ended up dropping out of the tournament, but eight teams remained.
LaSuzzo said a lot of people really worked hard to make sure the girls would be able to play.
“If you would asked if we would have been able to play, I would have told you no,” LaSuzzo said. “We have great fan support. Our parents and our park commission worked hard.”