Crescent City Sports to live stream Holy Cross-Ben Franklin boys soccer quarterfinal Wednesday

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NEW ORLEANS – Crescent City Sports’ live streaming coverage of high school sports continues Wednesday with a Division II boys soccer matchup between district and neighborhood rivals Holy Cross and Ben Franklin.

CCS will live stream the state quarterfinal matchup between the Tigers and Falcons from the Holy Cross campus. Coverage begins just prior to the 7 p.m. kickoff. Jack Culotta and Alan DeRitter will describe the action.

Holy Cross (20-6-1), the No. 2 seed, defeated South Terrebonne in its opening playoff match, while seventh-seeded Ben Franklin (16-5-4) topped Bonnabel 2-1 in its playoff opener. Both teams had first-round byes.

The teams met two weeks ago at Lafreniere Park, with Holy Cross prevailing 2-0 on goals by Ethan Carney and Ryan Jeanfreau. A year ago, the Tigers and Falcons faced off in the Division II semifinals, with Holy Cross winning 3-0 en route to its fourth consecutive state title.

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.

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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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