Bearcats outlast Rebels, 12-11
Ruston High School took game No. 3 in its showdown for District 2-5A leadership on Saturday afternoon with a 12-11 victory against longtime rival West Monroe.
The Bearcats (21-5, 5-1) survived nine innings of an offensive battle against the Rebels (15-11, 6-3), who had forced a third and final contest in the series with a 10-2 win on Friday night. Ruston has prevailed, 11-9, on its own field Thursday and then won the series with the Saturday game that lasted nine innings.