Brandon Williams is a reporter at KPLC in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is originally from Prince George's County, Maryland and graduated from Bowie State University in spring 2020. At Bowie State, he majored in communications, serving as a sports reporter and game day broadcaster for the university's TV station. Brandon served as the first president of the Bowie State University Association of Black Journalists (BSUABJ).
St. Louis’ Luke Courville knocked home the game-winning run to help the Saints edge South Beauregard 2-1 in the bottom of the 7th inning. It was an impressive performance by both starting pitchers as the teams combined for just six hits.
The Iowa Lady Jackets rose to the top-ranked spot in Class 3A in the power ratings following Monday’s win over Kinder. That top spot was short-lived as South Beauregard would upset Iowa on Thursday, 8-4.
The No. 2 seeded Fairview Lady Panthers overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to win back-to-back Class B State Championships. Fairview used a 19-7 third quarter to pull past top-seeded Hathaway 55-51 at the University Center in Hammond.
The LaGrange Lady Gators are heading back to the Class 4A State Championship game for the second year-in-a-row after beating the Warren-Easton Eagles 50-40 in the semifinal final round at Burton Coliseum.
The Vinton Lady Lions made the playoffs this season for the first time since 2005. The girls doubled down on history picking up an upset win over 6th seeded Franklin in the first round. The playoff win is believed to be the first for the program since the 1980s and perhaps beyond.