Central Catholic shortstop Bryson Barbier prepares to throw to first base to complete a double play in the top of the seventh inning after getting Garrett Granger out at second base. No. 7 Cedar Creek upset No. 3 Central Catholic 13-8 in the Class 1A semifinal Friday. The Cougars went on to win the Class 1A title Saturday with a 5-1 win against No. 9 seed Sacred Heart of Ville Platte. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
The Central Catholic Eagles’ baseball team has been on the cusp of a state championship the past two seasons, falling in the Class 1A title game.