Classic Rock 92.1 Local Sports Update – February 20th, 2017
The McNeese baseball team is off to a 3-0 start this season after sweeping the Lake Area Classic over the weekend. The Cowboys dominated Stony Brook Friday night 18-2. On Saturday and Sunday, the Cowboys got a pair of one run victories with a 5-4 win over Rhode Island Saturday night and a 4-3 win over Missouri State on Sunday afternoon.
The Cowgirls softball team was also in action over the weekend in Mobile, Alabama for the South Alabama Mardi Gras Invitational. The Cowgirls went 2-2 over the weekend. They won their first two contest by defeating Jackson State 12-2 and Butler 7-1 before dropping their final two games to South Alabama by a score of 1-0 in 8 innings and to Murray State by a score of 13-5. The Cowgirls are 5-6 on the season.
In women's hoops, the McNeese Cowgirls got a win over Southland Conference opponent Nicholls State on Saturday 59-52. With the win, the Cowgirls improve to 12-13 overall and 7-7 in Southland conference play for the year.
The LHSAA Girls basketball playoff tournament will begin second round action tonight with some big games involving Southwest Louisiana Schools. The top seed in 5A, the Barbe Lady Bucs, will host the sixteenth seed Helen Cox. That game will tip-off tonight at 6 p.m. at Barbe High School. Also in 5A action tonight will be the Sam Houston Lady Broncos. The fifth seeded Lady Broncos will host East St. John tonight in Moss Bluff. That game will tip-off tonight at 6 p.m at Sam Houston High School.
In class 4A action, the Lady Gators of Lagrange will travel to take on the fourth seed South Lafourche with tip-off scheduled for 6 p.m. Also in 4A action, the second seeded Lady Dragons of DeRidder will host South Terrebonne tonight. Tip-off for that game will be at 6:30 in DeRidder.
In the 3A bracket, the top seeded Lady Trojans of South Beauregard will be traveling to take on Amite. Tip-off for that game is at 6 p.m. Also in 3A, Jennings and Iowa will go head to head tonight with tip-off set for 6 p.m. in Iowa. The second seed in 3A, Iota, will travel tonight to take on Booker T Washington. Tip-off for that game is scheduled for 6 p.m.
In the 2A bracket, the second seeded Lady Tigers of Lake Arthur will host Many tonight in Lake Arthur with tip-off scheduled for 6 p.m. The Lady Jackets of Kinder will hit the road for their second round match up with Rayville. Tip-off will be tonight at 6 p.m. in Rayville.
In class 1A, the fifteenth seed, East Beauregard, will travel to take on the second seed, Merryville. Also in 1A action, the Lady Indians of Elton will host Lincoln Prepatory School. Tip-off in Elton will be 6 p.m. Tonight, the Lady Bearcats of Basile will host the top seed in Class 1A, Arcadia. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. in Basile.
In the Division II bracket, St. Louis will host Academy of Our Lady tonight in Lake Charles. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30. In the Division III bracket, the Lady Pios of Notre Dame will take on Holy Savior Menard. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Crowley.
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