Baseball: Hahnville, Northshore, Brother Martin, Rummel with wins Thursday

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Area Prep Baseball Report for Friday, March 24

The final score did not reflect the closeness of the game.

Hahnville defeated Newman 11-6 in eight innings Wednesday.

The game was tied entering the eighth inning when the Tigers exploded for five runs.

Hahnville took a 4-0 lead early with three runs in the first and one in the top of the second before the Greenies tied it at 4-4 with three runs in the bottom of the second and another run in the third.

The Tigers took a 5-4 lead with a run in the top of the fifth but Newman scored twice in the bottom of the fifth to make it 6-5. Hahnville tied it with a run in the sixth to send the game to extra innings.

Talan Theriot and Jaden Rosales each had two hits and three RBI to lead the Tigers while Aidan Machado had three hits, drove in a run and scored twice. Ryan Gregson had a hit and two RBI.

Beau Parker picked up the win in relief, pitching two and two-third perfect innings. Marcus Garcia started and went two innings before Rosales went two and a third innings. Ja’Vonte Gray pitched a scoreless eighth inning to finish it for Hahnville.

Christian Sauska was the fourth pitcher of the game for Newman and took the loss, allowing three runs on two hits. Jack Nesser started and went three and a third innings before giving way to Henry Cook and Alexander Groome. Peter Loop had a hit and drove in three runs for Newman while Will Zurik had a hit and two RBI.

Hahnville (11-9) snapped a four-game losing streak with the win. The Tigers will play at E.D. White Catholic Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Newman (6-13) dropped its third straight game. The Greenies will play at Ascension Episcopal Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

In the first of a two-game series, Northshore staged a dramatic final inning rally to edge Destrehan 4-3 at Destrehan Thursday.

Trailing 3-1 in the top of the seventh inning, the Panthers scored three runs in the final frame to win it.

Ethan Freeman belted a two-run homer to tie it 3-3. Andrew Vollenweider singled, advanced courtesy runner Brody Dukes to second with a sacrifice bunt and Jack Buell singled home Dukes with the game-winner.

Dukes had two hits and an RBI. Grant Simmons contributed a hit and an RBI. Noah Lasseigne picked up the win in relief, pitching four and two-third innings, allowing one run on two hits with 10 strikeouts. Freshman Connor Smith got the final two outs to pick up the save. The Wildcats (10-8) were limited to just two hits.

Northshore (9-10) has won five straight games. The same two teams meet again today at 4 p.m. in Slidell.

Brother Martin remained red hot, completing a District 9-5A sweep of John Curtis Christian, winning 7-4 at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium. The win was the sixth straight for the Crusaders.

Brother Martin took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI single by Reece Roussel before Curtis tied it with a run in the top of the second on a sacrifice fly by Mississippi State signee Michael O’Brien.

The Crusaders reclaimed the lead at 2-1 in the bottom of the second on a sacrifice fly by Gavin Berry.

The Patriots fought back with two runs in the top of the third to take a 3-2 lead on RBI singles by Dagan Bruno and Dylan Gilbert. Brother Martin responded with two runs in the bottom of the third to take a 4-3 lead on a two-run double by Eli Booth.

The Crusaders expanded the lead to 7-3 in the bottom of the fourth on an RBI triple by Ryan Darrah, an RBI fielder’s choice grounder by Roussel and an RBI single by Booth.

The Patriots got their final run in the fifth inning.

Patrick Laiche picked up the win in relief, pitching five innings in relief of Cole Navarro.

Brother Martin (1-5, 4-0) sits alone in first place in 9-5A, a game ahead of Holy Cross. The Crusaders will host St. Paul’s Saturday at 6 p.m.

John Curtis (10-6-1, 0-2) returns to district play Saturday against St. Augustine.

Archbishop Rummel completed a two-game Catholic League sweep of St. Augustine, winning 10-2 at Mike Miley Stadium.

The Purple Knights scored a run in the top of the first on an RBI single by Dawson Simmons but the Raiders responded with three runs in the second and two in the third inning to lead 5-1. St. Augustine cut the deficit to 5-2 with a run in the fourth but Rummel put the game away with three runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth inning.

LSU commit Mikey Ryan had three hits, including a triple and three RBI while Tulane commit Evan Burg had a base-clearing, three-run double in the second inning. Rhett Centanni added a hit and two RBI, designated hitter Aiden Gernard had two hits and an RBI and Anthony Mouney added two hits and scored three runs. Brock Bullinger also had two hits and Brogan Blum drove in a run.

Coleman Capaci picked up the win in relief of starter Avery Williams. Capaci went two innings, allowing a run on two hits after Williams allowed a run on three hits in an inning and two-thirds. Burg came in and shut the door, pitching three and a third shutout innings, allowing just one hit, striking out three.

Pitching for the first time this season returning from injury, Tulane commit Bryce Robinson took the loss for St. Augustine (6-16, 1-3), pitching just an inning and a third, allowing three runs on five hits. Aiden Castillo had two hits for the Purple Knights.

Rummel (13-9, 2-2) resumes Catholic League play Saturday, hosting Holy Cross Saturday at noon.

Area Prep Baseball Results from Thursday, March 23

Albany 15, Bogalusa 1

Archbishop Hannan 11, Salmen 1

Archbishop Rummel 10, St. Augustine 2

Assumption 10, Morgan City 0

Ben Franklin 11, Carver 2

Brother Martin 7, John Curtis Christian 4

Catholic (BR) 1, Mandeville 0

Centerville 19, West St. Mary 4

Central Catholic 15, Jeanerette 1

Central Private 2, E.D. White Catholic 1

Chalmette 16, Grace King 0

Covenant Christian 11, Hanson Memorial 0

De La Salle 7, Liberty 3

East Jefferson 10, Bonnabel 2

Family Christian 11, Independence 1

Fisher 18, Booker T. Washington (NO) 2

Fontainebleau 10, St. Thomas Aquinas 7

Hahnville 11, Newman 6

Holy Cross 10, Jesuit 9

Jewel Sumner 12, Amite 0

Kentwood 5, Varnado 5

Lakeshore 8, Ponchatoula 6

Lutcher 8, South Lafourche 3

McDonogh (35) 17, Abramson 7

North Vermilion 10, Berwick 4

Northshore 4, Destrehan 3

Pearl River 1, Franklinton 0

Pope John Paul II 2, Belle Chasse 1

Riverdale 4, Thomas Jefferson 1

Riverside Academy 3, St. James 0

Riverside Academy 3, St. James 0

South Plaquemines 21, Morris Jeff Community 2

South Terrebonne 14, Ellender 2

St. Amant 7, French Settlement 0

St. Charles Catholic 11, Country Day 0

St. John 13, Patterson 3

Terrebonne 6, Vandebilt Catholic 5

Thibodaux 6, Central Lafourche 5

Warren Easton 16, Douglass 4

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