Times – Captain Shreve wins LHSAA 5A playoff opener on the road

The Captain Shreve Lady Gators pulled off a significant upset Friday afternoon as a 24-seed in the LHSAA Class 5A state playoffs.

Coach Mitch Fant’s team went to Baton Rouge and knocked off No. 9 Central-B.R. 14-9.
It was a great win for us and I am so excited for the girls,” Fant said. “They have worked so hard this season and deserved it. Central was a very good team. It may have been our best all-around game tonight – great hitting, defense and pitching.”

Emily Watts collected five hits in five trips and Callie Moore went 4-for-5 with three RBIs to lead the way for Shreve (19-11). Sophomore Addison Martin picked up three hits.

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