Lincoln Parish baseball/softball roundup

NOTE: Lincoln Parish High School coaches and parents are encouraged to email scores and statistics to to be included in coverage by the Lincoln Parish Journal.

In a busy week for the Ruston High School baseball team last week, the Bearcats played five games, going 2-3 along the way.

Ruston started things off last Tuesday by blasting Tioga 14-0 on the road.

JR Tollett led the Bearcats with three hits while Dyson Fields and Wade Crawford added two each. Fields topped RHS with three RBIs while Willis and Crawford added two each.

Then on Wednesday the Bearcats traveled south and fell to Central 6-1 with four errors proving costly for RHS.

Reid Wills picked up the loss on the mound for the Bearcats in that contest.

Ruston played a pair of games on Friday, falling in the first one by the score of 9-3 to Tuerlings Catholic before bouncing back to defeat Live Oak 9-5.

Dawson Symanski and Crawford led the Bearcats at the plate against Teurlings Catholic while Fields picked up the loss on the mound.

Symanski sparked the RHS offense with three hits and two RBIs in the win over Live Oak while Cade Patterson added a pair of his and four RBIs. Tollett earned the win for the Bearcats in that contest.

Then on Saturday the Bearcats wrapped up their south Louisiana road swing with a 10-7 loss to St. Charles Catholic.

Symanski was again the offensive workhorse for RHS with three RBIs in that game.

The Bearcats will next play at West Monroe on Thursday.


Ruston Softball

The Lady Bearcats suffered a pair of losses in recent games, falling 11-1 to West Ouachita on Thursday before losing 17-0 to Sam Houston on Monday.

Abby Holton had Ruston’s lone run batted in with the loss to West Ouachita while Cayla Wilson and Shelby Freeman accounted for Ruston’s two hits against the Lady Chiefs, including a double by Freeman.

Riley Atwood picked up the loss for the Lady Bearcats against the Lady Chiefs.

Sam Houston saved its best for last Monday evening breaking open a scoreless game in the top of the third inning with 13 runs before earning the walk-off, run rule win with three more in the top of the fourth stanza.

The Lady Bearcats played a District 2-5A contest at West Monroe Tuesday afternoon, falling to the Lady Rebels by the score of 14-2.

Ruston totaled five hits in the contest with pitcher Cayla Wilson leading the way with two, including a triple, while Murphy went 1-for-2 at the plate with the Lady Bearcats’ lone run batted in.

The Lady Bearcats, now 4-14, will next play host to Pineville starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.


Choudrant Baseball

The Choudrant Aggies baseball team fell 5-2 on the road on Saturday at Converse.

Converse scored two runs in the bottom of the second inning and added three more in the bottom of the fourth before the Aggies scored their lone two runs in the top of the sixth inning.

Choudrant (12-4) will next play at Family Community Christian in Winnsboro on Thursday.


Choudrant Softball 

Choudrant’s softball team stands at 12-3 after the Lady Aggies defeated Simsboro 16-1 Monday evening.

Zoey Smith hit a home run in the first inning to spark the Lady Aggies’ offense.

The Lady Aggies will next play at Haynesville on Wednesday, before playing a District 2-B game at Weston on Thursday.

Choudrant is slated to play in Saline on Friday against Saline and Arcadia.

On Saturday the Lady Aggies will play in the Claiborne Christian School Tournament against Oak Grove and CC.


NOTE: Lincoln Parish High School coaches and parents are encouraged to email scores and statistics to to be included in coverage by the Lincoln Parish Journal.


To report an issue or typo with this articleCLICK HERE