Baseball Report: Riverdale stays hot with win over Patrick Taylor

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Area Prep Baseball Report for Saturday, April 20

It was Senior Day for Riverdale and it was a good Friday for the Rebels on Good Friday.

Riverdale scored three runs in the first inning and went on to defeat Patrick Taylor, 7-3, at Bonnabel Stadium.

After the Tigers scored single runs in the top of the second and third innings, Riverdale answered with single runs in the bottom of the fourth and fifth innings to make it 5-2. The Rebels scored twice more in the bottom of the sixth to make it 7-2 before Patrick Taylor scored a run in the seventh inning to complete the scoring.

Alan Castro picked up the win with a solid effort. Caleb Laird went 2-for-2 with two RBI while Demar Brashears was 2-for-3 with an RBI for Riverdale (17-9).

Patrick Taylor (10-13) got a hit and an RBI from eighth-grader Anson Mo-Billiot and junior Colton Schnabel while sophomore Grant Roberts also drove in a run.

Riverdale has won eight of its last nine games and will next participate in the Class 4A state playoffs as a road team. Patrick Taylor has now lost five straight games and the Tigers will close their season against Crescent City Christian Saturday at 2 p.m.

Area Prep Baseball Results from Friday, April 19

New Orleans Area

Maurepas 7, Crescent City Christian 0

Riverdale 7, Patrick Taylor 3

Riverside Academy 11, Lusher Charter 4

South Plaquemines 4, Fisher 1

Baton Rouge Area

The Church Academy 16, Independence 1

Denham Springs 17, Walker 0

Dunham 11, Episcopal 1

Holden 12, Episcopal of Acadiana 2

Parkview Baptist 10, Albany 1

Southern Lab 11, Madison Prep 8

Walker 6, Hammond 5

White Castle 16, Southern Lab 14

Area Prep Baseball Schedule for Saturday, April 20

New Orleans Area

Albany at Franklinton, 11 a.m.

Archbishop Rummel vs. Jesuit, 10:45 p.m. at John Ryan Stadium

Ascension Christian vs. St. Augustine, 11 a.m. at Wesley Barrow Stadium

Avoyelles at West St. John, 11 a.m.

Country Day at Riverside Academy, 11 a.m.

Covenant Christian vs. St. Martin’s Episcopal, 11 a.m. at Mike Miley Stadium

Warren Easton vs. Karr, 5 p.m. at Wesley Barrow Stadium

John Ehret vs. Jesuit, 1:30 p.m. at John Ryan Stadium

Karr at Riverside Academy, 2 p.m.

Haynes Academy vs Lusher Charter, 3 p.m. at Avenger Field

Newman at Northlake Christian, 1:30 p.m.

Northshore at Salmen, 11 a.m.

Grand Isle at Donaldsonville, 11 a.m.

St. Augustine vs. Brother Martin, 2 p.m. at Wesley Barrow Stadium

St. Thomas Aquinas at Loranger, 11 a.m.

Patrick Taylor vs. Crescent City Christian, 2 p.m. at Mike Miley Stadium

Baton Rouge Area

Doyle at Holden, 11 a.m.

East Iberville at Broadmoor, 1 p.m.

Northeast at Broadmoor, 11 a.m.

Port Allen at Tara, 12:30 p.m.

Slidell at Ascension Christian, 4 p.m.

St. John at Plaquemine, noon

University High at West Feliciana, 10 a.m.

Bayou Area

Belle Chasse at South Lafourche, 2 p.m.

St. Charles Catholic at Thibodaux, 1 p.m.

St. James at H.L. Bourgeois, 1 p.m.

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