Left: Photo by ROBERT SUMMERLIN — Pitcher Tanner Frasier of Ruston High School starts to follow through on a pitch during weekend action at the Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic which was held at 10 different fields in the area, including the Bearcats’ diamond. Right: Catcher Austin McNeill of Cedar Creek takes a throw while guarding the plate during the Cougars’ action in the Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic this weekend. Cedar Creek was one of the schools serving as a host site for the tourney.
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Tech softball falls at Mississippi State: A two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning sent Mississippi State to a 6-4 win over Louisiana Tech in the first game of the February Freezer hosted by the Bulldogs in Starkville, Mississippi.
Bianca Duran (2-4) took the loss, allowing five runs on seven hits and one walk in 4.1 innings while Tufi pitched 1.2 innings allowing two hits and one run.
Offensively, Tech was led by Cross (1-4, 1 run), Charters (1-3, 1 run), Tufi (1 RBI), Harris (1 RBI), Tutsch (1-3, 1 run, 1 RBI), Godwin (2-3), Smith (1-3) and Jensen (2-3, 1 run, 1 SB).