Live Oak catcher Blaise Priester commits to LSU

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LSU has added another outstanding catcher to its program.

Live Oak’s Blaise Priester has committed to Jay Johnson and his LSU baseball program.

Priester (6-2, 210), who originally signed with Meridian Community College, posted a .426 average with 10 home runs, eight doubles, six triples and 44 RBI as a senior. He earned 5A all-state honors.

Also outstanding defensively, Priester threw out 12 of 22 (54.5%) of runners who tried to steal against him.

Previously, former Slidell and Delgado star Tyler McManus left Samford and committed to LSU as well.

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