08 Mar 2018

Baseball Bears Come From Behind In Marathon Win

It took four plus hours and twelve innings on Tuesday night, but the 7-6 extra inning victory was well worth the wait for the Catholic High Bears. The Bears entered the seventh and final frame down 6-1 to the visiting Central Wildcats. The orange and black rallied for five runs in the bottom of the last to force extra innings and score the winning run on a walk off bases loaded single by Brennan Lambert. The come from behind win upped the Bears’ record to 8-3 on the season. The Wildcats are the defending Class 5A state champions.

With no rest for the weary, the Bears will head into an action packed weekend in Lafayette tournament action hosted by Teurlings Catholic. On Thursday, March 8, the Bears travel down Interstate 10 to Acadiana High with first pitch at 3:30 p.m. The Rams are one of the top programs in 5A. On Friday, March 9, the Bears head west again to play Division II power St. Thomas More at the Cougars’ home field at 7 p.m.  On Saturday, March 10, CHS will play a doubleheader with the first game against Division III Opelousas Catholic at Teurlings for 10 a.m.  The tourney finale will pit the Bears against Division III Catholic-New Iberia at St. Thomas More for 1 p.m.