Photos: LHSAA Softball Tournament, Sat., April 27

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Live Oak's Hailey Freeman is welcomed to home plate after hitting a home run during a game against Mount Carmel Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Live Oak's Savannah Hall warms up during a game against Mount Carmel Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Mount Carmel's Myan Sandifer bunts during a game against Live Oak High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDSam Houston Baylee Corbello made her biggest pitching contribution in the playoffs because of a preseason rib injury. As a designated hitter she hit. 459.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- St. Amant pitcher Kasey Nielson delivers a pitch during a game against Sam Houston High School.

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  • Advocate file photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDBrusly pitcher Carli Jo LeBlanc on her team winning the Class 3A championship after coming close in 2010 and 2012: 'It feels like a very big payoff because I have worked very hard to get to where I am. Everything seemed to fall into place. Everybody on that team worked together, and we accomplished our goal to win a championship.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Brusly's Lanesha Taylor rounds second base after hitting a two-run home run during a game against Jena High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Brusly's Lanesha Taylor is welcomed by her teammates after hitting a two-run home run during a game against Jena High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Evangel Christian's Shelby Salley and Riverside's Taylor Terrio high-five after colliding at third base during their game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- John Curtis third baseman Rebecca Dill, left, hugs pitcher Peyton Picniolo after John Curtis Christian High School defeated North Webster High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- CatholicPointe Coupee pitcher Ryann Bizette, left, and catcher Claire Roy hug after defeating False River Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDCatholicPointe Coupee pitcher Ryann Bizette, left, and coach Lauren Doucet hug after defeating False River Academy in the Class 1A state tournament semifinals. Bizette was one of three CHSPC players to earn all-state honors. The others were Katelynn Bellelo and Jordyn David.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- The John Curtis team high-fives the North Webster team after John Curtis won the semi-final game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDRiverside coach Kristy Hebert talks to players in a Class 3A semifinal against Evangel in a Class 2A semifinal game of the LHSAA State Softball Tournament on Saturday at Sulphur's Frasch Park.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Jena first baseman Jazmine Richardson catches a ball for an out during a game against Brusly High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- False River's Ashley Vosburg catches a ball for an out during a game against Catholic High SchoolPointe Coupee.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic coach Lauren Doucet encourages pitcher Ryann Bizette as she runs onto the field before a game against False River Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic short stop Phoebe Fabre catches a pop-up for an out during a game against False River Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic pitcher Ryann Bizette warms up during a game against False River Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic's Katelyn Bellelo crosses the plate and scores during a game against False River Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Hannan pitcher Maddi Shelton delivers a pitch during a game against Westminster Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Hannan outfielder Bailey Tuminello bats during a game against Westminster Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Hannan pitcher Maddi Shelton warms up during a game against Westminster Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Hannan center fielder Carley Eshleman catches the ball for an out during a game against Westminster Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Riverside catcher Toni Hebert catches the ball as Evangel Christian's Carolina Sanchez scores during their game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Hannan coach Becky Lambert talks to players during a game against Westminster Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Riverside's Madison Watson clenches her fists with excitement after hitting a double during a game against Evangel Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Riverside's Destin Vicknair delivers a pitch during a game against Evangel Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Evangel Christian's Carolina Sanchez pitches during a game against Riverside Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Riverside's Taylor Terrio lies on the turf after colliding at third base during a game against Evangel Christian Academy.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDThe CatholicPointe Coupee celebrates after winning the Class 1A title with a 4-3, eight-inning victory over Archbishop Hannan in the LHSAA state softball tournament Saturday at Sulphur's Frasch Park

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic's Jordyn David slides safely into third base past Archbishop Hannan's Lindsey Osbon during their Class 1A Championship game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic's Lauren David celebrates with fans after winning the Class 1A Championship game against Archbishop Hannan High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDBrusly pitcher Carli Jo LeBlanc drops her glove after she struck out the final batter in her team's 5-3 victory over Notre Dame to win the Class 3A championship game at the LHSAA State Softball Tournament at Sulphur's Frasch Park.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Archbishop Hannan's Brooke Laigast wipes away a tear after a Class 1A Championship game against Catholic High SchoolPointe Coupee.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Riverside's Taylor Terrio cheers after she scored during a Class 2A Championship game against John Curtis Christian High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDBrusly celebrates after beating Notre Dame 5-3 to win the Class 3A title game at the LHSAA State Softball Tournament on Saturday at Sulphur's Frasch Park.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic coach Lauren Doucet high-fives Kayla Garrett after she scored during a game against Archbishop Hannan High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Hannan second baseman Brooke Laigast takes a moment on the ground after diving for a grounder during the Class 1A Championship game against Catholic High SchoolPointe Coupee.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic coach Lauren Doucet and left fielder Jordyn David celebrate after David made an out to send the game into extra innings during the Class 1A Championship game against Archbishop Hannan High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Brusly's Carlie Comeaux rounds second en route to score during the Class 3A Championship against Notre Dame High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Brusly pitcher Carli Jo LeBlanc winds up before a pitch during the Class 3A Championship game against Notre Dame High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Brusly's Jonette Fitzgerald enters the dugout after scoring during the Class 3A Championship game against Notre Dame High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic's Katelyn Bellelo cheers after she scored the winning run during the Class 1A Championship game against Archbishop Hannan High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Brusly's Carli Jo LeBlanc, right, is named the player of the game after the Class 3A Championship game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Catholic's Kayla Garrett slides safely home past Hannan first baseman Sydney Finch during the Class 1A Championship game between Catholic High SchoolPointe Coupee and Archbishop Hannan High School at the LHSAA State Softball Championships at North Frasch Softball Complex in Sulphur on Saturday, April 28. Photo taken on Saturday, April 27, 2013.

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