High School Sports

Halimar can't complete comeback in 7-5 loss

Halimar Shipyard (Central Catholic) third baseman Blake Hidalgo makes a throw to first base for an out during the squad’s contest against South Louisiana Bank (South Terrebonne) Thursday in first-round action at the
Swampland League Tournament in Berwick. Halimar could not complete a comeback as it was eliminated with a 7-5 loss. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic-based Halimar Shipyard nearly worked its way out of a three-run deficit to South Terrebonne-based South Louisiana Bank in opening round action of the Swampland League tournament Th

1st day of Swampland Tourney rained out

aThe first day of the Swampland League’s annual tournament at Berwick High was rained out, forcing everything to be pushed back a day. Now, games will be held today, weather permitting at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., while the semifinals will be held Friday at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The time of Saturday’s final will not be set until after Friday’s semifinal. Central Catholic-based Halimar Shipyard is the lone Tri-City area participant in the summer-league tournament as the No. 4 seed. They will play No. 5 seed South Louisiana Bank (South Terrebonne) today at 7 p.m. Prior to Halimar’s contest, No. 3 seed Diamondbacks (Terrebonne) will play No. 6 Robichaux Ford (Vandebilt Catholic). On Friday, the winner of the Diamondbacks and Robichaux Ford will meet No. 2 seed Synergy Bank (E.D. White) in a 5 p.m. contest, while the Halimar-South Louisiana Bank winner will meet No. 1 Jester’s Court (Central Lafourche). Synergy Bank and Jester’s Court received first-round byes. Above, Halimar Shipyard’s Stefano Guarisco, left, hi-fives Patrick Barron during earlier season action. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Skipper’s wins; tourney field set

Skipper’s Sporting Goods (Morgan City) won its regular season finale against Bayou Boys (South Lafourche), 5-1, on the road Tuesday. However, Skipper’s missed the Swampland League tournament after Houma Christian-based LaShip forfeited its contest against Vandebilt Catholic-based Robichaux Ford Tuesday. Above, Skipper’s Matt Lorenzo is greeted by teammates after hitting a grand slam earlier this season. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High-based Skipper’s Sporting Goods won its regular season finale with a 5-1 win against South Lafourche-based Bayou Boys Tuesday.

Swampland League tourney begins Wednesday

Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Evan Stadalis makes a throw after making a catch during earlier season Swampland action. Skipper’s fell 9-0 to South Louisiana Bank Monday. However, Skipper’s still is in contention to make the Swampland League tournament that begins Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Swampland League’s annual end-of-the-year tournament will be held, beginning Wednesday, in Berwick.

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