Baseball: Brother Martin blanks Fontainebleau, Curtis outslugs St. Charles Catholic
Area Prep Baseball Report for Saturday, Feb. 27
In the annual WGNO Classic, Brother Martin rebounded from a season opening loss with a 3-0 victory Friday over Fontainebleau at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium.
Brother Martin broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the bottom of the fourth in the only inning either team scored in.
Caden Durand went the distance for the Crusaders. Durand was brilliant, hurling a 1-hitter while striking out six Bulldogs. Tyler Johnson paced the Brother Martin attack with two hits and an RBI while Bryce Gauthier added a hit and an RBI.
Briggs Curtis took the loss for Fontainebleau, going five innings, allowing all three runs while striking out five.
Brother Martin (1-1) returns to action today at 1 p.m. against Lakeshore at Chalmette while Fontainebleau (0-2) takes on Archbishop Shaw this morning at 11 a.m.
At the Comet Classic in LaPlace, John Curtis Christian outscored host St. Charles Catholic 17-12.
Logan O’Neill had two hits and drove in four runs while Brad Chaisson had two hits, including a home run and drove in three runs for the Patriots. Nyan Hayes had two hits and two RBI, Michael Curtis drove in a pair of runs and Reggie Bergeron added a hit and an RBI as part of a 8-hit attack.
Curtis picked up the win in relief, going 1.2 shutout innings, allowing no hits. O’Neill started, going three innings, allowing two runs on two hits. Josh Lopez, Cameron Romano, Brad Chaisson and Buddy Micheu followed O’Neill to the mound before Curtis completed the game.
St. Charles Catholic also had eight hits, led by Cade Pregeant, who went 3-for-5 with a double, triple and two RBI. Austin St. Pierre added a pair of doubles and three RBI and Jackson Monica had a hit and an RBI. Michael Hotard took the loss.
The Comets (1-1) will face De La Salle this morning while the Patriots (3-1) will face Albany at 12:30 p.m.
Area Prep Baseball Results from Friday, Feb. 26
Archbishop Rummel 13, Montgomery Catholic 1
Assumption 10, St. James 0
Brother Martin 3, Fontainebleau 0
Chalmette 12, St. Augustine 2
Covington 13, Riverdale 5
John Curtis Christian 17, St. Charles Catholic 12
Destrehan 7, De La Salle 3
Fisher 12, John Ehret 2
Holy Cross 9, Hahnville 1
Northshore 5, Salmen 4
Patrick Taylor 16, Ellender 10
Pearl River 13, Riverside Academy 3
Pensacola Catholic (FL) 9, St. Paul’s 8
St. Amant 13, Mandeville 2
St. Thomas Aquinas 11, Slidell 1
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