Crescent City Sports to live stream pair of key Catholic League baseball games this weekend
Crescent City Sports’ extensive live streaming coverage of high school baseball continues this weekend with a pair of games from an increasingly tightening District 9-5A race.
CCS will live stream the St. Augustine-Archbishop Rummel game from Kirsch-Rooney Stadium at 4 p.m. Friday and the Holy Cross-Jesuit game from John Ryan Stadium at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. CCS’ live coverage will begin just prior to first pitch each day.
St. Augustine is one of the hottest teams in the metro area, with a six-game winning streak heading into Friday’s game. The game against Rummel is the first of a two-game series and a rematch of last year’s opening-round playoff series, won by the Purple Knights in three games.
The Holy Cross-Jesuit game is the second of a two-game series, after the Tigers won the opening game of the series 3-2 at home Thursday afternoon. Holy Cross will make up a previously rained out game against Brother Martin Friday afternoon before meeting Jesuit Saturday.
The Blue Jays, at 7-2 in Catholic League play, have a one-game edge in the loss column on three teams: Brother Martin (6-3), St. Augustine (5-3) and Holy Cross (5-3).
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 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;…