Crescent City Sports to live stream final two games Thursday night at Country Day Classic
NEW ORLEANS – Crescent City Sports begins its live streaming basketball coverage for the 2021-22 season Thursday night with the third-place and championship games from the Country Day Classic.
Live coverage will begin just prior to the scheduled 6 p.m. tipoff of the third-place game between Country Day and St. Thomas More, with the title game to follow at approximately 7:30 pitting Catholic of Baton Rouge against Karr. CCS’ Ken Trahan will handle the play-by-play and will be joined on the broadcasts by veteran coaches Bill Gallagher and Timmy Byrd.
The Country Day Classic, back in 2021 after a one-year hiatus, has become one of the top pre-Christmas tournaments in the New Orleans area. The 16-team bracket began action on Monday.
The host Cajuns, are 7-5 while St. Thomas More is 10-2. Karr is now 12-2, winners of eight straight games while Catholic is 10-2.
In Tuesday’s quarterfinals, Catholic edged Hahnville 54-51, Karr defeated Brother Martin 52-32, Country Day edged Jesuit 70-68 in overtime and STM moved past Sophie B. Wright 73-51. In Wednesday’s semifinals, Karr downed St. Thomas More 54-38 while Catholic defeated Country Day 56-39.
The Crescent City Sports team is in its 11th season of producing live broadcasts for television and internet, having produced more than 350 live streams since 2012, and is continuing its extensive commitment to prep sports coverage on its website for 2021-22. CCS will also produce additional events that will both be televised by Cox Communications and streamed on the site.
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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;…