Baseball Report: Riverside wins thriller with Newman

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Area Prep Baseball Report for Thursday, April 18

It is a very good rivalry in all sports. The baseball version again revealed how good the rivalry is once again on Wednesday.

Riverside Academy came to New Orleans and edged Newman 8-7.

The Rebels scored a run in the top of the first inning before the Greenies tied it with a run in the bottom of the second inning. Riverside took a 2-1 lead with a run in the top of the fourth before Newman exploded for five runs in the bottom of the fourth to take a 6-2 lead. The Rebels tied it with four runs in the top of the fifth before Newman recaptured the lead with a run in the bottom of the fifth. Riverside tied it with a run in the sixth and won it with a run in the top of the seventh inning.

Patrick Boudreaux had three hits and two RBI while Mason Vicknair had two hits and two RBI to pace the Rebels’ 11-hit attack. Kelson Simon drove in a run and Dakota Hicks added a pair of hits for Riverside. Boudreaux picked up the win in relief, pitching two scoreless frames.

The Rebels (12-15) are scheduled to play today at 4:30 p.m. at East St. John, though that is unlikely with the severe weather forecast. Riverside will host Lusher Charter Friday at 4:30 p.m. while Newman (14-18) concludes its regular season Saturday at Northlake Christian at 1:30 p.m.

There is a very good chance that no game will be played in the area today, based on the very bad weather forecast for the entire metro area.

Area Prep Baseball Results from Wednesday, April 17

New Orleans Area

Albany 12, Loranger 7

Belle Chasse 6, Fisher 3

Chalmette 3, Central Catholic 2

Country Day 2, Patrick Taylor 0 (game one)

Country Day 2, Patrick Taylor 1 (game two)

Covington 7, Mandeville 3

De La Salle 11, John Ehret 1

Destrehan 5, Hahnville 2

Doyle 7, St. Thomas Aquinas 6

East St. John 13, St. Martin’s Episcopal 3

Hammond 5, Ponchatoula 3

Holy Cross 8, John Curtis Christian 4

Thomas Jefferson 9, KIPP Renaissance 1

NOMMA 7, McDonogh 35 0

Northlake Christian 14, Independence 0 (game one)

Northlake Christian 14, Independence 0 (game two)

Northshore 12, Slidell 0

Pope John Paul II 5, Amite 3 (game one)

Pope John Paul II 8, Amite 0 (game two)

Riverside Academy 8, Newman 7

Salmen 6, Franklinton 5

South Plaquemines 19, Helen Cox 7

St. Augustine 8, Ben Franklin 0

St. Charles Catholic 11, Haynes Academy 0

St. Paul’s 2, Fontainebleau 1

West St. John 8, Houma Christian 7

Baton Rouge Area

Ascension Catholic 6, Ascension Christian 5

Brusly 13, Madison Prep 2 (game one)

Brusly 14, Madison Prep 3 (game two)

Catholic (BR) 15, Broadmoor 0

East Iberville 4, White Castle 2

French Settlement 3, Springfield 1

Live Oak 8, Central 5

Lutcher 5, Plaquemine 2

Maurepas 2, Mount Hermon 1

Parkview Baptist 6, Dutchtown 5

Runnels 12, St. James 5

St. John 15, Kentwood 0

St. Michael 16, Tara 0

University High 8, West Feliciana 1

Zachary 11, Scotlandville 1 (game one)

Zachary 12, Scotlandville 0 (game two)

Bayou Area

Assumption 5, Morgan City 1

Catholic (NI) 14, Franklin 0 (game one)

Catholic (NI) 11, Franklin 1 (game two)

Patterson 16, Abbeville 2 (game one)

Patterson 22, Abbeville 6 (game two)

South Terrebonne 10, Ellender 1

Terrebonne 10, H.L. Bourgeois 0

Vandebilt Catholic 10, E.D. White Catholic 1

Area Prep Baseball Schedule for Thursday, April 18

New Orleans Area

Archbishop Rummel vs. Jesuit, 2 p.m. at John Ryan Stadium

Belle Chasse at Archbishop Shaw, 7 p.m.

Covenant Christian vs. St. Martin’s Episcopal, 7 p.m. at Mike Miley Stadium

East Jefferson at Bonnabel, 7 p.m.

Warren Easton vs. Karr, 4 p.m. at Wesley Barrow Stadium

East St. John at Riverside Academy, 4:30 p.m.

Fisher at South Plaquemines, 5 p.m.

Grace King at Higgins, 4 p.m.

Pope John Paul II at Amite, 4 p.m.

St. Augustine vs. Brother Martin, 2 p.m. at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium

Tylertown, MS at Pine, 6:30 p.m.

West Jefferson at Chalmette, 5 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Brusly at Madison Prep, 5 p.m.

The Church Academy at Woodlawn (BR), 4 p.m.

Episcopal at Dunham, 4 p.m.

Highland Baptist at False River, 3:30 p.m.

Live Oak at Central, 6 p.m.

Lutcher at Plaquemine, 4:30 p.m.

Scotlandville at Zachary, 6 p.m.

White Castle at Southern Lab, 4:30 p.m.

Bayou Area

Morgan City at Assumption, 4 p.m.

South Terrebonne at Ellender, 4 p.m.

Terrebonne at Vandebilt Catholic, 4 p.m.

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