Quitman wins three, Weston loses two

Quitman went south to play and Weston went north. Their records went the complete opposite way. The weekend proved very fruitful for the Lady Wolverines who won three games at the prestigious Acadiana Tournament in Broussard. Included was wins over a Class 4A school, the #5 ranked team in Division IV among “non select” schools and a victory over defending Class B state champion Holden. The “three peat” improved Quitman’s record to 5-4 against one of the hardest schedules in the state and vaulted QHs to #9 in the Division V rankings.  Meanwhile Weston continued to give up heavy doses or runs in their two losses in the Choudrant tourney to fall to 1-6 on the year.

Quitman 14 Eunice 0:  it was the best of both worlds for the Lady Wolverines in their easy “ten run” rule victory over their Class 4A foe in the tourney opener. qhs softball pic 1Maggie Guyotte drove in five runs and Maddie Brymer four, as both hit a pair of home runs to lead the 15 hit offensive attack. Madison Chaplin got three hits, scored three runs and stole three bases and Skyler Hall and Hallie Kate Pullig stroked doubles, got an RBI and scored a run. Cali Deal knocked in a pair or runs on a hit and a walk and Madeline Vail got a hit, walked, scored a run and stole a base. Karley Huckaby got a hit and scored a run and Averi Williams added a hit. 

Deal and Guyotte were as dominant in the circle as the Lady Wolverines were offensively. Throwing 40 strikes in just 55 pitches the pair combined for a perfect game, no hitter with Deal striking out six in four innings and Guyotte recording a K to close out the game. 

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Eunice (2-5) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Quitman (3-4) 3 8 0 3 x 14 15 0
WP – Deal, LP – Fontenot
2B: Hall, Pullig
HR: Guyotte 2, Brymer 2
RBI: Guyotte 5, Brymer 4, Deal 2, Hall, Pullig
SB – Chaplin 3, Vail

Quitman 13 Opelousas Catholic 0: Seventh grader, Hallie Kate Pullig, drove in six runs with a home run and a double and Madison Chaplin roped a single, double and a triple as QHS “ten run” ruled the #5 seed in Division IV among “non-select” schools.hallie kate pullig Madeline Vail added three hits and two runs and Skylar Hall scored twice and drove in a pair through a walk and single. Maddie “Big Bopper” Brymer scored twice, reached base twice and scored a run while Karley Huckaby and Averi Williams scored a run each. Cali Deal continued her mastery on the mound, striking out nine and allowing just one hit in five innings of work. 

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Opelousas Catholic (7-4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Quitman (4-4) 2 0 5 6 x 13 14 1
WP – Deal, LP – Carriere
2B: Chaplin, Pullig
3B: Chaplin
HR: Pullig
RBI – Pullig 6, Hall 2, Chaplin, Deal, Brymer, Vail

Quitman 4 Holden 3: Maggie Guyotte hit a clutch two out triple to drive in Madison Chaplin and Cali Deal who had singled, as QHS scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally past the defending Class B champs. Karley Huckaby singled, stole second, went to third on a wild pitch and scored on Anna Leach’s sacrifice fly to open the final frame of the contest many predict was a preview of the Division V state championship contest . Quitman struck first when Chaplin led off the game with a single, stole second and scored on a Cali Deal groundout. Holden tied the score in the bottom of the third on a single and triple and then took a two run lead in the bottom of the 5th when two runs following a lead off double, an intentional walk, a single and an error. In an odd quirk of fate, Starting her third straight contest, Deal went six innings, striking out nine but not in normal fashion. Guyotte relieved Deal in the bottom of the fifth and then Deal returned to the circle for the final frame. The result was Guyotte got the win after throwing one inning in relief, while Deal, who started the contest earned a save.  Quitman improved to 5-4 on the year with a third straight win while Holden, who has played 7 Class 5 A schools and only two schools with a losing record, fell to 4-6 with a third straight loss. 

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Quitman (5-4) 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 9 1
Holden (4-6) 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 6 1
WP – Guyotte, LP – Douglas
3B – Guyotte
RBI – Guyotte 2, Leach
RS – Chaplin 2, Deal, Huckaby
SB – Chaplin 2, Huckaby

Summerfield 14 Weston 5: After spotting Summerfield a six run first inning lead, Weston battled back to narrow the margin to 6-5 only to give up seven runs on 8 hits and a walk in the sixth inning. Betty McCarty went 3 for 3 with a walk and an RBI to lead the Lady Wolves offense followed by a 2 for 4 performance that included a run scored and two stolen bases by Carly Jo Griffin. Josie Irvin scored twice  on a hit and a walk and Jacie Ledford, stole two bases and scored a run after reaching base twice via walks. Carlyn Waters knocked in a run on a hit and a walk and Jaylin Williams added a single. Anslee Aldy, who took the complete game loss, got a hit and knocked in a run. 

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Weston (1-6) 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 5 9 1
Summerfield (3-1) 6 0 0 0 1 7 x 14 15 0
WP – n/a, LP – Aldy
RBI – Waters, Aldy, McCarty
SB – Griffin 2, Ledford 2

Oak Grove 18 Weston 1: For the second straight game Weston fell way behind after one, this time by a dozen runs as Oak Grove waltzed their way to the three inning victory. Weston got two hits in the contest, both triples in the bottom of the first inning by Jacie Ledford and Gracie Mudge, who drove in Ledford. 

TEAM 1 2 3 R H E
Oak Grove (1-1) 12 3 3 18 11 1
Weston (1-6) 1 0 0 1 2
WP – Hankins, LP – Aldy (0-3)
3B – Ledford, Mudge
RBI – Mudge
SB – Aldy

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