DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Former LSU softball All-American pitcher Brittany Mack earned her first career pro win as the Florida Pride swept a four-game series from the Carolina Diamonds in the National Pro Fastpitch League.
Mack (1-2, 3.05 ERA, 20 strikeouts) went the distance in a 7-1 win Thursday with 10 strikeouts and one walk.
The Pride (8-4) is coached by LSU coach Beth Torina and trails Carolina by one game in the standings.
The Pride will meet the Carolina Diamonds at Tiger Park in a four-game series from July 6-8.
Game times are set for 7:05 p.m. Friday, 12:05 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:05 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are available at http://www.
TigerS signee NAMED track ATHLETE OF YEAR: Kavahra Holmes, who has signed a letter of intent to play football at LSU as a wide receiver, was named the Louisiana Gatorade boys track and field athlete of the year.
Holmes won the 400 meters in the LHSAA Class 4A state meet in a meet record 46.18 seconds. He also anchored Breaux Bridge High to a pair of relay wins in the 4x200 and 4x400 en route to the team state title.