Baseball: SCC whips St. Thomas Aquinas Friday; hosts Holy Cross today

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Area Prep Baseball Report for Saturday, March 23

Rummel vs. Shaw on WGSO 990 AM today

Make it three straight wins for St. Charles Catholic.

In a showdown of contenders for state honors in their respective classes, the Comets whipped St. Thomas Aquinas 9-1 at Hammond Friday.

St. Charles Catholic, who came in fifth unofficially in the Division II power rankings, got another solid pitching performance from Kaile Levantino, who picked up the win. Joe Chiarella had two hits, including a home run and two RBI. Robby Gilbert had two hits, including a double and two RBI. Peyton Broussard had three hits and an RBI and TJ Lasseigne had a hit and an RBI for the Comets (14-4).

St. Charles Catholic returns to action today at home at 2 p.m. against Holy Cross, who just swept Archbishop Shaw in their Catholic League season opening series. The Falcons (13-5) will host Shady Springs (WV) Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Speaking of Archbishop Shaw, the Eagles trek to Kirsch-Rooney Stadium to take on rival Archbishop Rummel at 1 p.m. in District 9-5A action. You can listen to the game live on WGSO, 990 AM and at WGSO.com.

The Eagles (8-8, 0-2) are led offensively by Tyler Nichol and Jace Weileman. Nichol is batting .452 with eight RBI while Weileman is batting .400 with 10 RBI.

The Raiders (13-6, 0-2) are led by Jackson Dennies and Chandler Fields. Dennies is hitting .315 with a home run and 20 RBI while Fields is batting .315 with a home run and 14 RBI.

Area Prep Baseball Results from Friday, March 22

New Orleans Area

Carver 22, McDonogh 35 2

Doyle 13, Jewel Sumner 2

Fisher 7, Bonnabel 6

KIPP Renaissance 28, Crescent City Christian 4

Pine 16, Amite 6 (game one)

Pine 17, Amite 2 (game two)

St. Augustine 13, Karr 2

St. Charles Catholic 9, St. Thomas Aquinas 1

St. Martin’s Episcopal 10, East Jefferson 0

Baton Rouge Area

Ascension Catholic 1, Dutchtown 0

Broadmoor 11, Woodlawn (BR) 11

Dunham 2, Northeast 0

East Ascension 18, Westgate 9

Episcopal 11, Riverside Academy 1

French Settlement 6, Runnels 5

Plaquemine 16, Madison Prep 1

Rayne 5, Brusly 2

Teurlings Catholic 5, Live Oak 3

Bayou Area

Central Catholic 2, Opelousas Catholic 1

Vandebilt Catholic 6, Houma Christian 0


Area Prep Baseball Schedule for Saturday, March 23

New Orleans Area

Archbishop Shaw vs. Archbishop Rummel, 1 p.m.

Brother Martin vs. John Curtis Christian, 2 p.m. at Mike Miley Stadium

Carencro at Albany, 3 p.m.

Covington at Slidell, 1:30 p.m.

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

Hammond at Slidell, 1:30 p.m.

Holy Cross at St. Charles Catholic, 2 p.m.

Kenner Discovery vs. Grace King, 3 p.m. at Bonnabel Stadium

Landry-Walker vs. Crescent City Christian, 7:30 p.m. at Mike Miley Stadium

Mandeville at Ponchatoula, 1:30 p.m.

Northshore at Fontainebleau, 11 a.m.

Scotlandville at Thomas Jefferson, 2 p.m.

St. Augustine vs. Jesuit, 11 a.m. at John Ryan Stadium

Patrick Taylor vs. Ben Franklin, 10:30 a.m. at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium

West Jefferson vs. McMain, noon at Larry Gilbert Stadium

Baton Rouge Area

Cristo Rey at Northeast, noon

Donaldsonville at Broadmoor, 10 a.m.

Dutchtown at Walker, 11 a.m.

Family Christian at Runnels, 10 a.m.

Loranger at Maurepas, 11 a.m.

Northlake Christian at Ascension Christian, 1 p.m.

Bayou Area

Assumption at South Terrebonne, noon

Destrehan at H.L. Bourgeois, 10:30 a.m.

Franklin at Loreauville, 1 p.m.

Lutcher at Thibodaux, 11:30 a.m.

Morgan City at E.D. White Catholic, 1 p.m.

Terrebonne at Central Lafourche, 11 a.m.

David Thibodaux at Patterson, 11 a.m.

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