Black’s grand slam directs Lady Cats over St. Aloysius

Published 7:00 pm Thursday, April 4, 2013

     BOGUE CHITTO – Christian Black’s grand slam home run powered Bogue Chitto’s Lady Cats in an 11-1 stampede past the St. Aloysius Lady Flashes in Region 7-1A softball. Black also  doubled and singled in the 13-hit offensive.

     “It was an important district win for us,” said BC boss Scott Leggett. “We had a huge third inning that put the game away.

     “Every district  game is big from here on out.”

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     Tonight’s district home date with Natchez Cathedral has been postponed until Monday. A junior varsity game will start the twinbill at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity at 6.

     Bogue Chitto (11-5, 2-1) is entered in Saturday’s Loyd Star Invitational.

     Senior Rheagan Welch (7-3) pitched the win against St. Al. She struck out 6 batters, walked none and scattered 3 hits.

     Black’s performance was followed by Daley Roberts, Mattie Avants and Mallory Allen with 2 hits apiece. Adrienne Wallace, Alana Nettles, Colby Kirkland and Welch singled.

     The Lady Flashes took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first but went scoreless the rest of the 5-inning game. Avery Parham (1K, 4BB) was the losing pitcher as BC gained a 1-1 tie in the second frame and plated 8 more runs in the third.

     St. Al got singles from Mallory McGuffie, Madison Heggins and Parham.