High School Sports

Lady Raiders claim District AAA win over Cougars

The Riverfield Academy Lady Raider softball team claimed its first district AAA win last Tuesday with a convincing 20-8 victory over the Central Hinds Cougars.

Senior pitcher and second baseman M. Parker got the win on the mound for the Lady Raiders as the raiders evened their district record to 1-1.

Tied at 8-8 after three innings, the Lady Raiders’ bats exploded for 16 hits behind M. Allen, R. Gibson and T. Hixon, who each had three hits in the contest. J. Sanders and E. Barker also had multiple hits.

Next, the Lady Raiders defeated Park Place Academy 6-5.

Lady Raiders post two wins in softball play

The Riverfield Academy Lady Raiders are finding their stride with two wins this week.

K. Branch pitched a one hitter against Riverdale July 31 and Word, Cumpton, Smith and Crawford all had hits for the Lady Raiders in a 12-1 win.

The same day, the Lady Raiders also played Prairie View Academy. L. Gandy scattered  four hits and M. Parker and R. Gibson, led the 10-hit Lady Raider attack with five hits between them. Parker had  four RBI’s. T. Hixon had the big blast with a two-run homerun, sending the lady Raiders to a 14-4 win.

Mangham to take part in Bayou Jamb

The Mangham Dragons will play Oak Grove at 3 p.m. Aug. 25 as part of this year’s Bayou Jamb

Bayou Jamb 2018 marks the 10 year anniversary of Bayou Jamb.

Bayou Jamb began in 2006 and is now considered Louisiana’s largest two-day high school football event in North Louisiana. Celebrating the 10 year anniversary, Bayou Jamb has expanded into a two-day event, Aug. 24-25 on the ULM campus at Malone Stadium. 

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