Academic award winners on the Central Catholic High School softball team were recognized during the sport’s awards ceremony Sunday. On the front row, from left, are Lexi Landry, Rayne Hotard, Sara Thomas, Kelly Russo, Kaleigh Navarro and Jordan Morvant. On the second row, from left, are Caitlyn Picou, Bailee Lipari, Tori Estay, Cameron Breaux, Ava Nicar, Hallie Autin and Emma Aucoin. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
High School Sports
Central Catholic High School’s Samuel Guarisco celebrates his game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh inning of Saturday’s Class 1A state championship game at McMurry Park in Sulphur while teammates run to mob him. Guarisco’s hit lifted the Eagles to an 8-7 victory against Oak Grove and the school’s first state baseball title since 2005. Central Catholic finished its season with a 28-4 mark. Look for more photos on page 14 and for video from the finals and semifinals on The Daily Review’s Facebook page. For more coverage of the game, follow The Daily Review Sports Editor Geoff Stoute on Twitter. His handle is @mcjournalist.
After surrendering a six-run lead during a two-inning span, No. 1-ranked Central Catholic didn’t panic when it came to bat in the bottom of the seventh inning against No.