Crescent City Sports to live stream Bonnabel-West Jeff boys basketball playoff game Tuesday

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Crescent City Sports’ extensive live streaming coverage of high school sports continues Tuesday night with a Class 5A boys basketball regional matchup between District 8-5A rivals Bonnabel and West Jefferson.

The Bruins and Buccaneers face off Tuesday at 7 p.m. on the West Jeff campus in Harvey. CCS’ coverage will begin shortly before tipoff, with Jude Young describing the action.

Both teams won their opening-round games last Friday. Bonnabel (25-5), the No. 4 seed in the 5A bracket, easily defeated Hammond 83-35, while No. 20 seed West Jefferson (23-10) went on the road and eliminated St. Amant 65-53 – the Bucs’ first playoff victory since 2016.

The teams met three weeks ago, also at West Jefferson, with Bonnabel winning 76-47 on Feb. 5.

The Bruins are seeking a fourth straight trip to the Class 5A quarterfinals. Bonnabel reached the state championship game in 2017 as a No. 9 seed.

Tuesday’s winner will face either Ponchatoula or LaGrange in Friday’s quarterfinals.

Crescent City Sports will feature live streaming of no fewer than 30 high school sporting events throughout the 2018-19 school year. Additionally, in cooperation with Cox Sports Television, CCS will also produce up to 10 more events that will both be televised on CST and streamed on the site.

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Lenny Vangilder


Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…

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