SLIDELL -- Albany cranked out 11 hits and took advantage of five errors to pick up a 12-4 non-district win over Pope John Paul II on Wednesday.
The Lady Hornets led 8-0 before PJP scored four in the top of the 6th. Albany capped the scoring with four in the bottom of the inning.
Annalea Giamalva gave up nine hits, four runs, one walk and struck out five in 5.1 innings to get the win. Brittany Turner walked one, struck out two and didn't give up a hit in 1.2 innings of relief.
Kaci Payne went 3-for-5 with 3 RBIs and two runs scored, Rayanne Ridgel was 2-for-4 with a run scored, Abby Spring went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, and Savanna Bourgeois had 3 RBIs to lead Albany.