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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. 

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of July 30-Aug. 5.

• Atiyana Wallace, 24; 1650 Milan St., Shreveport; simple criminal trespassing.

• Larilyn Bell, 24; 215 South St., Mangham; displaying of a firearm.

• Lamont Lawrence, 45; 424 Dacron St., Rayville; damage to property greater than $100 and criminal mischief.

• Marchella Mack, 25; 208 Dacron St., Rayville; simple possession.

Lady Raiders split games in full week of action

The Riverfield Academy Lady Raiders split six games during a full week of action.

The Lady Raiders started the week playing Glenbrook on July 31. Riverfield lost the game 12-11 in extra innings (10).

Gandy pitched well with Bennett in relief. Allen, Barker, Payne and Gibson led the Lady Raider with multiple hits each.

The Lady Raiders bounced back on Aug. 2 with a convincing 8-0 shutout win over Cathedral of Natchez. Bennett pitched superbly with a nice defensive effort behind her. Parker, Sanders and Lewis led the hitting attach with multiple hits and an RBI each.

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