Soignier pitches Loyola past Parkway

WIPE OUT: Loyola pitcher William Soignier struck out 13 while pitching the visiting Flyers past Parkway Tuesday night in Bossier City.

By LEE HILLER, Journal Sports

Loyola pitcher William Soignier didn’t allow an earned run in a 3-1 win at Parkway Tuesday.

The senior pitcher allowed two hits in 6 2/3 innings, striking out 13 and walking four. The run scored by Parkway in the sixth inning was unearned.

The Flyers got all they needed in the first inning on a Peyton Thomas 2-run single. Thomas’ hit scored Noble Means, who led off the game with a single before Parker Thomas who was hit by a pitch.

Loyola, now 7-5, got its other run in the sixth when Mason Worley scored on a wild pitch.

Parkway’s only run came when Tanner Kirkland reached base on an error and scored when Cade Josting walked with the bases loaded.

Parkway (6-7) got outstanding pitching as well, allowing just five hits and striking out nine. Tyler Bouillion went five innings allowing 4 hits and 2 runs. He walked none and struck out five. Zachary Clute threw the last two innings, allowing a run on one hit, and he struck out four.

Both starting pitchers, Soignier and Bouillion, were the only ones with an extra-base hit in the game, each drilling doubles.

CALVARY 3, BENTON 1: In another pitchers duel, Cody VanNoppen got the victory for the Cavaliers pitching four innings, allowing two hits, while he walked three and struck out two. Hutch Grace pitched the final two innings, allowing one hit, one run, as he walked one and struck out six. Blayne McFerren had two of CBA’s four hits, one of them a double. Logan Fontenot also had a double for the Cavs, now 9-5.

Benton pitchers Bryson Pierce, Cale Latimer and Daniel Jayroe combined to allow four hits, issuing only one walk as they struck out six.

Photo by Graham Trawick