Lady Eagles celebrate state title!

Winning pitcher Megan Landry, center, of the Central Catholic High School Lady Eagles shows her excitement Saturday evening after striking out the last batter to clinch the Class 1A state championship. The Lady Eagles defeated defending state champs Cedar Creek 6-4 at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur. They defeated Ascension Catholic on Friday and Catholic High-Pointe Coupee earlier Saturday, both close games ended with a score of 1-0. Landry had complete games in each of the contests. Celebrating with Landry is third baseman Kaitlyn Gros, left and shortstop Brooke Lipari.
--Rhonda Garber Photo

Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo and the Lady Eagles believed they would bring home the gold from the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur

Eagles slaughter Gators in first-round action

T.J. Ruffin, Central Catholic High School’s third baseman, makes a throw to first base during the Eagles romp of the Delhi Charter Gators. Central Catholic heads to second-round action next week against the winner of the Ascension Episcopal-Ascension Christian game set for 6 p.m. Saturday.
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AMELIA — Central Catholic pounded Delhi Charter into submission, 19-0, in first-round playoff action Thursday.

Lady Eagles expect pitching duel against Ascension Catholic

Megan Landry will take to the mound at noon Friday as Central Catholic tries to get past Ascension Catholic in quarterfinals play. The game will be held at Frasch Park in Sulphur. Ascension Catholic knocked Central Catholic out of last year’s tournament in semifinals play.
--The Daily Review

Central Catholic High School faces a familiar foe in the quarterfinals action Friday in Sulphur at Frasch Park.

Central Catholic’s focus is on game

Central Catholic’s pitchers have only given up an average of 2.4 runs per game this season helping them to advance to the state playoffs. The Eagles will play their first-round game at 4 p.m. Thursday against Delhi Charter. Above, Greg Leger pitches in earlier season action.
--The Daily Review

Success for Central Catholic’s baseball program is measured by hardware.
The Eagles have played in the state championship game twice and the semifinals in the last three seasons.


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