Area baseball teams competed in their last games of the regular season, and softball teams played for a chance to go to state.

Friday

SOFTBALL

No. 3 Castor 11, No. 11 Anacoco 3

Anacoco took an early lead on Castor but could not muster enough offense to defeated the No. 3 seed in Class B, as it fell 11-3 in the district round of the playoffs.

The Lady Indians scored three runs in the top of the first on an RBI single by Annebelle Sellers to scored Korie Kreps and a two-run home run by Reagan Stanley.

However, that would be all the runs Anacoco could get across the plate, as Castor scored in all but the second inning to defeat the Lady Indians.

Kreps went 2-for-3 with a pair of triples and a run scored, and Stanley went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

Kreps gave up six hits on the mounds and just two earned runs, while striking out five in her last game as a Lady Indian.

No. 4 Mangham 11, No. 13 Pickering 2

Pickering fell one game short of a state berth, falling to No. 4 Mangham 11-2 in the district round of the Class 2A playoffs.

Mangham went up 2-0 after the first inning and scored five runs in the fifth to go up 9-0 on the Lady Devils.

The Pickering offense began to find its rhythm in the sixth scoring two runs on K Bass ground out and an RBI single by Allie Brister to score Spring Atkins to make it 9-2.

However, Pickering could not get any more runs across the plate in the sixth and were unable to rally in the seventh.

Ryen Lawrence and Atkins each went 2-for-4, while Brister and ShaLea Lawrence went 1-for-3.

No. 2 North DeSoto 10, Leesville 0, 6 innings

No. 9 Crowley 5, No. 8 South Beauregard 3

No. 4 Plainview 16, No. 13 Singer 0, 3 innings

BASEBALL

DeRidder 9, Elizabeth 4

Cameron LeJeune's big day lead DeRidder to a 9-4 win over Elizabeth to close out its regular season.

LeJeaune went 2-for-3 with four RBIs, including a

Elizabeth took a 2-0 lead with a home run in the top of the third, but DeRidder tied it up in the () with a triple by Gage Johnson that scored Jakob Broocks.

Later in the inning, LeJeune drove in Johnson and Gavin Hebert to make it 4-2.

Leading 5-3 in the sixth inning, LeJeune hit a two-run home run to left field to increase the lead and sealed it with two more runs in the sixth.

Parker Taylor went 3-for-3 with two runs scored, and Johnson went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

East Beauregard 14, Pickering 2, 5 innings

Trailing 2-1, East Beauregard put up 13 runs in the bottom of the fifth to defeat Pickering 14-2.

The Trojans scored on an RBI double, three errors, two passed balls, 2 RBI singles and a walk off 3-run double by Andrew David to trigger the 10-run rule in the fifth inning.

Pickering led 1-0 after the first inning, and East Beauregard was able to tie it up in the fourth.

Karter Cooley went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a pair of runs scored, and Konner Seal went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI.

Chris Brown and J.T. Budnik each picked up a pair of hits for East Beauregard.

Brady Rome, Luke Perkins, Arthur Tabor and Kaleb Hagen all recorded a hit for Pickering in the loss.

Thursday

BASEBALL

Merryville 22, South Cameron 11, 6 innings

The Merryville offense exploded for 22 runs in its 22-11 victory over South Cameron.

The Panthers scored six runs in the first and 12 runs in the second inning to up 18-3.

Merryville scored two in the third and two in the sixth to seal the lopsided win.

J.T. Gargis went 2-for-5 with three RBIs, and Zach Cleveland went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored.

Gage Robberson went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and a home run, and Brett Bell went 3-for-5 with two RBIs.

Hornbeck 2, Pitkin 0

Grason Dauzet threw a no hitter to lead Hornbeck to a 2-0 win over Pitkin to pick up a district win.

Dauzet struck out 11 over seven inning while walking just one batter to gain momentum for the Hornets heading into the playoffs.

Hornbeck scored both of its runs in the top of the fifth, and with Dauzet on the mound, that was all it needed.

Jacob Thompson gave up three hits and struck out seven for Pitkin over five innings, and John Baker struck out two in two innings in relief.

South Beauregard 6, Westlake 5

South Beauregard trailed early and were on the ropes late, but scored enough to defeat Westlake 6-5.

The Knights trailed 3-0 after the second inning but scored two runs in the third and four in the fourth to take a 6-3 lead.

Westlake got two runs back in the sixth, but that is all that South Beauregard would give up as it sealed the win in the seventh inning.

Wyatt Beasley went 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Blake Davenport went 2-for-3 for South Beauregard.