The 8th annual WGNO baseball classic is underway.
At Kirsch-Rooney stadium, tournament host Brother Martin fell to Hahnville 4-2.
The Tigers got outstanding pitching from starter Landon Cortez, who pitched five innings, and Seth Whitney who picked up a two inning, 1 hit, 5 strikeout save.
Collin Zeringue was 2 for 2 with two runs batted in.
Here’s the highlights from WGNO Sports.
At Shaw, St Aug took advantage of 15 walks by Eagle pitchers to post an 11-6 win., The Purple Knights got three in the first inning, and a run in the second, and cruised to victory.
At Chalmette high school, Jesuit defeated Lakeshore 12-1. Junior pitcher Holden Hess tossed 5 innings, of 7 strikeout baseball.
Collin Loupe, Tripp Haddad, and Zack Casebonne each had 2 hits.
At Holy Cross park, the Tigers rallied from 6 nothing down to defeat Fontainebleau 13-6. Junior Andrew Bradley came on in the second inning, and pitched 5.2 innings of shutout baseball to notch the victory.
“Andrew did a great job of throwing strikes,” said Tigers head coach Andy Cannizaro. “He was tremendous.”
Tiger center fielder Todd Cannatella had 2 hits, and Colin Cure smacked a three run homer for Holy Cross.
Here’s the schedule for Friday and Saturday.
At Chalmette – 4:00 pm St Aug vs Lakeshore, 7:00 pm Jesuit vs Chalmette
At Kirsch-Rooney – 6:30 pm Fontainebleau vs Brother Martin
At Holy Cross – 6:30 pm Holy Cross vs Hahnville
At Chalmette – 10:00 am Chalmette vs St Aug, 1:00 pm Lakeshore vs Brother Martin, 4:00 pm Brother Martin vs Holy Cross, 7:00 pm Chalmette vs Holy Cross
At John Ryan Stadium – 11:00 am Jesuit vs Hahnville, 3:00 pm Jesuit vs Fontainebleau – games were moved from Kirsch-Rooney Stadium to allow more fans to attend. Number will grow from 80 to 325 at John Ryan Stadium.
At Shaw – 11:00 Shaw vs Fontainebleau, 3:00 pm Shaw vs Hahnville
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