MAUREPAS -- McKenna Lessard threw a one-hitter with 7 strikeouts as Maurepas scored a 10-0 win over Starks in the regional round of the Class C playoffs on Wednesday.

Maurepas moves on to the state tournament April 27-29 in Frasch Park in Sulphur. The Lady Wolves meet Calvin, a 3-0 winner over Evans, in the quarterfinals.

The Maurepas-Calvin game is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, April 27 on Field 20.

Keegan Marchand's triple keyed a three-run 1st inning, and Maurepas added one run in the 2nd, two in the 3rd, two in the 4th and two in the 5th.

Dru Bantaa went 4-for-4 with 2 RBIs and 3 runs scored to lead an 11-hit attack. Marchand was 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs and two runs scored, Kaylynn Vicknair went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI, Lessard went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored and Hannah Delatte was 1-for-4 with 2 RBIs.

Natalie Clark got the only hit for Starks.

Lacie McCullough took the loss, allowing 10 runs on 11 hits with four walks and three strikeouts.


Starks                     000  00  --  0    1   2

Maurepas                312 22 --  10  11   2

W -- McKenna Lessard. L -- Lacie McCullough. 2B: Maurepas -- Dru Bantaa. 3B: Maurepas -- Keegan Marchand. Records: Starks 10-12; Maurepas 19-12. Up next: Class C State Tournament -- Maurepas vs. Calvin-Evans

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