A rematch of the District 5-5A classic between St. Amant and St. Joseph's Academy highlights a busy Easter week for local sports.
The Lady Gators hope to sweep SJA and gain more foothold on their top spot in district. In action last Monday, Gabrielle Felps smacked a solo homer in the top of the seventh for a 1-0 win over the Redstickers.
The game will match STA pitcher Kasey Nielson (19-1) against Caroline Segara, who was tagged with the loss last week despite a stunning 15 strikeouts.
The Dutchtown Lady Griffins hope to sweep the East Ascension Lady Spartans in action at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Dutchtown topped EAHS 5-3 in the first round.
In another hot matchup, St. Amant hopes to gain ground on its tie for the top spot in 5-5A when the Gators visit Dutchtown.
The Griffins beat St. Amant 8-1 in first-round district action.
Also this week, East Ascension begins its second round action at McKinley. The Spartans look to gain momentum after a 13-3 loss Saturday at St. Amant.
Duthctown, meanwhile, visits East Ascension at 6 p.m. Thursday.
OTHER UPCOMING ACTION ... Dutchtown softball vs. McKinley at 4 p.m. Tuesday and at Woodlawn at 4 p.m. Thursday ... St. Amant softballl vs. Woodlawn at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Çatholic-New Iberia at 5:30 p.mm. Wednesday and at McKinley at 4 p.m. Thursday ... St. Amant baseball vs. Woodlawn, 5 p.m. Thursday ... Ascension Christian softball at East Iberville April 2 and vs. White Castle April 5 ... Ascension Christian baseball at White Castle April 2 and vs. St. John April 4.
In track action, the St. Amant Invitational is set for Thursday. The meet begins with field competition at 3: 30 p.m. and track action at approxiomately 5:30.