LAKE CHARLES – With a blend of veterans left over from a stunning playoff run last spring and several freshmen and sophomores playing key roles, the last thing Walker could afford to do Monday in a Class 5A playoff opener was walk on a high wire without much a of a net.
CENTRAL -- It’s an awfully long way from home plate to second base, and it got longer and longer with every runner Hayden Theriot tried to throw out.
WATSON -- Live Oak catcher Cade Freneaux said he could see his grand slam coming before he stepped foot into the batter’s box to oppose West Monroe starting pitcher Jonathan Snuggs on Monday in a Class 5A state playoff opener.
SCOTLANDVILLE -- Keeping Ja’Vonte Smart in check has been a challenge for Scotlandville opponents for four years, especially the last few weeks when he has played at the highest level in his high school career.
NATCHITOCHES -- Denham Springs High has come a long way this season. Taking on Natchitoches Central on Thursday showed how much farther the Yellow Jackets need to go to be counted among the state’s Class 5A elite.