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Central Catholic overcomes two-day rain delay to beat Grand Lake

Central Catholic High School advanced to the Class 1A quarterfinals Monday with a 5-3 win against No. 16 Grand Lake at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Above, Central Catholic catcher Thomas Garber throws to second base to get a runner trying to steal base as part of a 9-6-2 double play as the umpire signals Grand Lake’s Alex Guillory, left, out. The double play was started via a throw from rightfielder Adam Dupuis following a single and ended on a throw to shortstop Samuel Guarisco for an out at second base. Central Catholic, Class 1A’s top seed, will return to action Thursday when it travels to face No. 9 Cedar Creek in a 6 p.m. contest in Ruston.

LAFAYETTE — Central Catholic successfully weathered a two-day delay due to storms and navigated through Grand Lake en route to the Class 1A baseball quarterfinals.

CCHS to host Grand Lake in regional round Saturday

Central Catholic High School’s Thomas Garber swings at a pitch he connected on for a double during the bottom of the fifth inning of the Eagles Class 1A Bi-District win against No. 32 seed Logansport. Central Catholic, Class 1A’s top seed, will continue postseason play Saturday when it hosts No. 16 seed Grand Lake in a 3 p.m. contest in Amelia. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic head coach Tyler Jensen said he had hoped to avoid No. 16 Grand Lake in the postseason.

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