Central Catholic High School

CURSE REVERSED! CCHS holds off Oak Grove, ends championship drought

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.

Jensen gets another state title, this time as the coach

Central Catholic players pile on pitcher Samuel Guarisco after he drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh
inning Saturday in the Class 1A baseball championship game at Sulphur. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic baseball coach Tyler Jensen has come full circle.

CCHS survives Oak Grove, clinches 1A state baseball title

Central Catholic won the Class 1A state baseball championship Saturday with an 8-7 victory against Oak Grove at McMurry Park in Sulphur. It's the school's first baseball championship since 2005. The Eagles finished the 2016 season with a 28-4 mark. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

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 against No.

CCHS, Hanson to meet in 1A semifinals Friday

Central Catholic’s Stefano Guarisco, left, and Samuel Guarisco celebrate after Samuel Guarisco converted an unassistated double play to get the Eagles out of a two-on, one-out jam in the bottom of the sixth inning in the Eagles 8-4 victory against Cedar Creek May 5. Central Catholic will return to action Friday in the Class 1A semifinals when it faces district rival Hanson in a 5 p.m. contest at McMurry Park in Sulphur. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

It’s Sulphur veteran vs. Sulphur newcomer.
It’s a battle of District 7-1A rivals.
It’s a match-up of St. Mary Parish teams.

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