Crowley Eagles fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 8-0 loss to Lorena on Friday. Lorena scored on a groundout by Gardiner and a single by Bell in the first inning.
The Eagles struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Lorena, giving up eight runs. Lorena got things moving in the first inning. Gardiner grounded out, scoring one run.
Nava toed the rubber for Lorena. She allowed two hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out six and walking zero.
Jeter started the game for Crowley. She surrendered six runs on seven hits over two and a third innings, striking out one and walking zero. Mariah Barboza threw one and two-thirds innings in relief.
Allie Jeter and Mary Gori each collected one hit to lead Crowley.
Lorena totaled ten hits in the game. Donaldson and Bell all had multiple hits for Lorena.