Nini leads Shaw to 8-1 win in first game of Westbank Optimist Challenge at Segnette Field _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- The Louisiana High School Athletic Association logo Thursday in Lake Charles.

ST. AMANT – Kayla Braud’s RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh lifted St. Amant to a 2-1 victory over Brusly in nondistrict softball action Wednesday afternoon at SAHS.

Braud had both RBIs for the Class 5A Gators (11-1). Skylar Cook scattered five hits and struck out three for the winners.

Brusly Carli Jo Leblanc allowed seven hits for 3A Brusly (9-5).