The Calvin Lady Cougars have punched their ticket to the LHSAA softball state tournament. The Lady Cougars defeated the Evans Lady Eagles on Thursday 14-4 in six innings.
Lauren Trawick got the Lady Cougars started with a leadoff home run in the first inning. However, the Lady Eagles one-upped the Cougars in the second inning. It didn’t take long for the Lady Cougars to retaliate. Freshman DP Camden Johnson hit a three-run homer in the fourth to start a scoring streak for the Lady Cougars.
Six Lady Cougars Lauren Trawick, Jacie Carter, Josie Camp, Haley Martin, Camden Johnson and Lilly Barnes all hit over .500 making it hard for the Lady Eagles to catch up.
Haley Martin lead the Lady Cougars with an excellent performance from the mound.
The Lady Cougars are chasing a state championship after coming up short in 2019 in the final game. In order to make it back to the championship game, the Lady Cougars must defeat the Lady Rebels from Ebarb High School. They will play them in the semifinals at Frasch Park in Sulphur, LA on Thursday, April 28th at 11:00 AM. The game will be held on field 15.
The Lady Cougars are lead by four seniors Emma Bevill, Josie Camp, Jacie Carter, and Hannah Barbar, junior Lauren Trawick, three freshmen Lilly Barnes, Karlee Abels, and Natalie Callendar, 8th grader and pitcher Haley Martin.
The Lady Cougars are coached by Chad Camp, Stephen Turner and, Cody Martin.
The Lady Cougars appreciate all the support from the community and hope to see you in Sulphur.
Pictured above: Front row from left Camden Johnson, Karlee Abels, Kyleigh Blundell, Natalie Callendar, Mattie Barnes, Jacie Carter, Lilly Barnes. Back row from left, Peyton Smith, Haley Martin, Alexis Vercher, Emma Bevill, Hannah Barber, Josie Camp, Becky Peters, Maddy Caskey, Lauren Trawick.