High School Sports

Prep roundup: St. Patrick softball clinches 8-3A title in blowout

Anna D'Aquilla struck out seven in four innings as St. Patrick (17-0) rolled past Perry Central 16-0. The win clinched the Region 8-3A title for St. Patrick. Elizabeth led St. Patrick with four hits and six RBIs. Morgan McCrea tallied three hits and two RBIs. The Lady Fighting Irish host Long Beach on Friday for a double header beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Long Beach 7, Pascagoula 3: The Lady Bearcats improved to 9-6 overall and 4-0 in Region 8-5A. Faith Peterson led LBHS with a 3-for-3 effort and four RBIs. She also tallied a triple. Krystal Goodman and Ashlyn Holloway recorded doubles. Savannah Bryant earned the win, striking out nine in six innings.

Gulfport 3, Hancock 1: Jessica tossed a four-hitter to lead Gulfport past Hancock on Thursday. Lee also had two hits. Allison Rivers and Taylor Chambliss led GHS with two hits and an RBI.

St. Martin 4, Ocean Springs 3: Rebecca Anderson came up with the game-winning triple in the top of the seventh to lift the Lady Yellow Jackets (9-6, 3-0). Anderson and Ashley Warrick both finished with two hits and an RBI. Emily Stansbury had a team-high three hits for SMHS.

East Central 11, Vancleave 1: Madie Sparks (7-0) surrendered four hits in six innings. Casey Duncan tallied two hits with a double ECHS (11-3) on Thursday. Kaleigh Fillingame was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.


St. Stanislaus 3, Pass Christian 1 (8 inn.): Luke Bradley allowed one run on three hits and struck out 10 Tuesday in a complete game effort for SSC (10-7, 4-3). He also led SSC with two hits.

Stone 14, Forrest County AHS 6: Preston Stringer and Truitt Smith each had three hits and three RBIs as the Tomcats (9-8) prevailed on Wednesday. Steven Hartfield added two hits and pair of RBI, Miles Allison had two RBI for Stone. Tyler Cobb got the win.

Hattiesburg 6, Gulfport 5: Gulfport led 2-1 after four innings, but Hattiesburg's Joseph Gray hit a grand slam in the fifth. Gulfport fought back to tie the game 5-5 after six, but the Tigers' C.J. Anderson put Hattiesburg back ahead for good with a solo homer.