State Baseball Tournament Championships (Northside Christ. Ascension Epis., Opelousas Catholic)


again it may have been easy to forget just how exciting playoff baseball can be but today finally the Sun came out in Sulphur and three Acadiana teams took to the diamonds hoping to return home as champions we begin with Division five title game Northside christian against Runnels tied at one in the bottom of the fifth warriors with runners on second and third anthony Stansberry trying to give Northside the lead when a unable to scratch anything still tied up but in the bottom of the sixth warriors again with a runner on third Matthew Rashard comes up big the single to left that’ll bring in a run Northside takes a 2-1 lead so now it’s Keegan Foreman’s job to close it out he strikes out Aaron Taliaferro and the Warriors become state champs for the second time in program history all game I was really looking to go opposite field just just the way that he was throwing me and I just got the right pitch to do it I’ve been looking I’ve been dreaming about this moment for a long time and it just happened and it’s living up to it in 2014 we only have two kids returning from that team that will own that team so the other kids you know they hear all the hype and everything that it was about now they got to experience it’s great feeling good spirits all around for Opelousas catholic taking on Ouachita Christian in Division four Eagles up to nothing in the second and looking to add with runners on the corners Washu descends Bailey Bertram it’s a double steal scoring Britton Mulhern three nothing Eagles a couple batters later now bases loaded Cole Hathaway he gets hit by a pitch bringing in another run makes it for nothing and then Justin Boyd well he’ll decide to switch pitchers Sanpete brats is brought in he inherits bases jammed Hunter herring gets a single there to fall that’ll score Clint Hargrave and then an error will allow Dale Fullmer to score as well it’s six nothing Eagles Eagles try to deliver a knockout later but Pete gets the strikeout to escape the inning Opelousas Catholic Falls however seven to one ascension Episcopal in Division three taking on Calvary Baptist top of the first with runners on first and second Cade Hart with a base hit to left Kaden flowers round third play at the plate by Blaine Rashad he’s thrown out same inning Fox lock-on third mason Woodill at the plate this is a pass ball maybe a wild pitch locked will score Cavaliers add a second to lead to nothing bottom of the first Cade Hart on the mound Austin Arsenal at the plate fly ball to right that’ll be a sac fly good enough to bring in Seth Kerstetter from third Cavs lead 2 to 1 bottom of the seventh heart working with two outs Blake Pearson hits a comebacker heart calmly throws it to first for the final out Hugh the dog pile Calvary wins 2 to 1 well this

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