Stephen Kunz (11) is congratulated at home plate by his Cedar Creek High School teammates after hitting a game-winning home run in a 1-0 victory over Sterlington Saturday. Kunz slammed his round tripper over the right field wall in the sixth inning to help the Cougars improve to a 16-6 record. Adam Van was the winning pitcher and Grant Clary registered a save.
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Three Lincoln Parish teams are included in the Top 10 of their classifications in the current Louisiana Sports Writers Association high school basketball polls announced on Tuesday.
Dubach High’s girls have the highest ranking with their No. 3 listing for Class B/C.
In the boys’ division, Simsboro is No. 5 in Class B/C and Ruston is No. 6 in Class 5A.
Two other parish schools are receiving honorable mention votes in Class B/C boys, as Choudrant is tied with Sicily Island for No. 15 and New Living Word School of Ruston is deadlocked for No. 18 with Elizabeth with two points each.
RUSTON — For the third straight season, Louisiana Tech’s Alexandra Starkova was named to the All-Louisiana second team as voted on by university sports information directors as part of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
Starkova continues to etch her name into the Tech record books as she currently boasts the second highest winning percentage for singles in program history (72 percent).