Lady Wolves begin quest for 4-A state softball title
LADY WOLVES SOFTBALL TEAM - Members of the 2013-2014 Rayne High Lady Wolves softball team are, first row, from left, Kellie Benoit, Kristin Gaspard, Kaitlyn LeDoux, Whitley Fontenot, Haley Nero; second row, Cecily Schexnyder, McKenzie Meche, Madison Venable, Gabrielle Peltier, Brooke Meche, manager Lindsey Richard; top row, Head Coach Natalie Travasus, Blair Bergeron, Katie Benoit, Brittany Broussard, Kelcie Bourgeois, Ashley Thibodeaux and Assistant Coach Alex Peltier. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
By Lisa Soileaux
With a solid performance last week with wins over both Opelousas and Beau Chene, the No. 22-ranked Rayne High Lady Wolves will hit the road Tuesday (April 22) for the first round of the 2014 state softball playoffs. They are scheduled to meet Academy of Our Lady High School in Marrero for a 4 p.m. bi-district contest slated at the Terrytown Playground facility.
Under the new leadership of head coach Natalie Travasux, the Lady Wolves finished their 4-4A district schedule with a 10-2 slate and a runner-up finish just behind parish rival Crowley High (11-1). Crowley's only loss came at the hands of Rayne during the second round of district play.
Academy enters Tuesday's game seeded at No. 11 of the 4A rankings.