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Kinder advances to 2A title game, Barbe to play in 5A semifinal tonight

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SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -

Kinder beat Riverside Academy 8-5 Friday afternoon to advance to the Class 2A state championship game.

The second-seeded Yellow Jackets will face No. 12 Catholic-New Iberia at 3 p.m. Saturday in a finale at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's state baseball tournament at McMurry Park in Sulphur. The game will be played on Field 40.

Barbe, which has won 25 straight games, will play No. 5 St. Amant at 7 p.m. today in a 5A semifinal. If the top-seeded Bucs win, they will play at 5 p.m. Saturday in the title game.

Barbe has won six state titles and has appeared in eight championship games.

Kinder joins Fairview, which advanced to the Class B title game with a big win Thursday night.

The fourth-seeded Panthers pulled off an upset when they beat No. 1 seed Monterey 4-2 in nine innings. Fairview will face No. 7 Glenmora Saturday in the championship game. The match is set to begin at noon on Field 40.

 

 

LHSAA Baseball Schedule

Thursday-Saturday, May 15-17

McMurry Park, Sulphur

 

Class 5A

Friday's Games

Semifinals

Live Oak 6, Jesuit 5

No. 5 St. Amant vs. *No. 1 Barbe, 7 p.m. (Field 41)

Saturday's Game

Championship

No. 10 Live Oak vs. No. 5 St. Amant-No. 1 Barbe winner, 5 p.m. (Field 41)

 

 

Class 4A

Thursday's Games

Semifinals

Neville 8, West Ouachita 4

St. Thomas More 4, St. Michael 1

Saturday's Game

Championship

No. 6 Neville vs. *No. 1 St. Thomas More, 2 p.m. (Field 41)

 

 

Class 3A

Friday's Games

Semifinals

John Curtis 4, University Lab 2

Evangel Christian 3, Brusly 0

Saturday's Game

Championship

*No. 1 John Curtis vs. No. 2 Evangel Christian, 6 p.m. (Field 40)

 

Class 2A

Friday's Games

Semifinals

Catholic-New Iberia 11, Opelousas Catholic 8

Kinder 8, Riverside 5

Saturday's Game

Championship

No. 12 Catholic-New Iberia vs. *No. 2 Kinder, 3 p.m. (Field 40)

 

Class 1A

Friday's Games

Semifinals

Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 6, St. John 4

Cedar Creek 13, Central Catholic 8

Saturday's Game

Championship

No. 9 Sacred Heart-Ville Platte vs. No. 7 Cedar Creek, 4 p.m. (Field 37)

 

 

Class B

Thursday's Games

Semifinals

Glenmora 2, Anacoco 1

Fairview 4, Monterey 2

Saturday's Game

Championship

No. 7 Glenmora vs. *No. 4 Fairview, Noon (Field 40)

 

 

Class C

Thursday's Games

Semifinals

Claiborne Christian 9, Downsville 2

Northside Christian 7, Georgetown 2

Saturday's Game

Championship

No. 2 Claiborne Christian vs. *No. 1 Northside Christian, 1 p.m. (Field 37)

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