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Barbe baseball advances to Class 5A title game

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SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -

Barbe beat St. Amant 2-0 Friday night to advance to the Class 5A state championship game for the ninth time in school history.

The top-ranked and top-seeded Bucs (38-2) will go for their seventh baseball title Saturday night when they face No. 10 Live Oak (31-9), which upset traditional power Jesuit in the other 5A semifinal. The title game is set for 5 p.m. on Field 41 at McMurry Park in Sulphur.

Barbe's Gunner Leger was dominant on the mound. He gave up only four hits, none after the fourth inning.

Gators pitcher Brennan Grant was strong too and held Barbe to four hits. The difference was a two-run home run by Shane Selman in the second inning.

Barbe, which has won 26 straight games this season, joined Kinder and Fairview in the championship round.

Kinder beat Riverside Academy 8-5 earlier Friday to advance to the Class 2A title game.

The second-seeded Yellow Jackets will face No. 12 Catholic-New Iberia at 3 p.m. Saturday. The game will be played on Field 40.

Fairview 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

Barbe 2, St. Amant 0

Saturday's Game

Championship

No. 10 Live Oak vs. *No. 1 Barbe, 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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