Crusaders vs. Blue Jays in District Matchup

IMG_9942On Tuesday night (Senior Night), the Crusader baseball team (16-12-1) defeated the Jesuit Blue Jays by a score of 2-1. The strong pitching duo of Brandon Bonura and Lance Malter combined to limit the Blue Jays to one run on four hits in a game that lasted nine innings. With the scored tied 1-1 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Zach Repath drew a walk to lead things off. Then, Dominic Robert moved Repath to second on a bunt-single. Brendan Brown followed with a fielder’s-choice grounder that advanced Repath to third and a wild pitch to the next batter allowed Repath to score and complete the winning rally.

On Thursday, the Crusaders return to the baseball field to play the Blue Jays at John Ryan Stadium for 7 p.m. The game will be streamed live on SportsNOLA.com and will start a few minutes prior the scheduled first pitch.  This is also part of the First NBC Bank Prep Showcase on WHNO TV 20 and SportsNOLA.com. The game will also air on WHNO TV 20 on Saturday, April 22 for 11 a.m. Ken Trahan and Danny Riehm will broadcast Thursday’s district matchup. To watch events on SportsNOLA.com, either click the “Live” tab at the top of the page on gameday or open the “Live Games” page in the video section of the website.

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