WATSON -- The Livingston Parish coaches knew their teams faced an uphill climb in an effort to unseat Zachary as the District 4-5A champion.
WATSON -- Walker and Denham Springs High picked up second- and third-place finishes at the District 4-5A Track & Field Meet on Wednesday.
WATSON – It’s safe to say Sean Burrell had plenty to do with Zachary’s success at the District 4-5A Track and Field Meet on Wednesday at Live Oak.
ZACHARY -- Buried by a 7–run Zachary 1st inning, Live Oak never recovered Tuesday on the way to an 11-2 loss, the Eagles’ sixth in their last seven games.
PONCHATOULA -- Live Oak’s season ended Tuesday when the Eagles came up on the wrong side of a 7th-inning rally. Ponchatoula stormed back with three runs in their final at-bat to top Live Oak in a Class 5A bi-district playoff game.
WALKER – Baseball is a game of unique twists and turns, with any pitch or swing or defensive play capable of redirecting the outcome in a split second.
BATON ROUGE -- Live Oak’s offense worked out some frustration, got some help from a Scotlandville defense that unraveled and made a loud statement with a 23-0 romp on Tuesday to start the second round of District 4-5A play.
CENTRAL -- Perhaps the final play in Central’s 4-3 victory over Live Oak best summed up the fortunes of each team on a blustery Saturday.
WATSON -- Zachary used a series of clutch plays late and sound pitching to defeat Live Oak 6-2 on Thursday. The Broncos scored four runs in the final 2 innings to pull away in a tight contest that both sides considered to be a good dress rehearsal for a playoff game.
WATSON -- Thursday was Senior Night for Live Oak and it was the seniors being honored that powered the Eagles to a 12-2 victory over Zachary.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- There weren’t a whole lot of chances for Denham Springs High to push home runs Tuesday in a District 4-5A showdown against Live Oak.
WATSON -- Wins don’t have to be glossy or exotic or end with a whole lot of drama. They just need to finish with one more run than the other guy.
WATSON – Live Oak cruised to a 12-2 run rule victory over Scotlandville to open District 4-5A play on Wednesday.
Teams build a schedule designed to prepare for what they might encounter come playoff time. For District 4-5A teams, the 10-game grind that closes the regular season out is a built-in litmus test that stretches over three weeks.
WATSON -- When you play really good teams, there are a few items high enough on the to-do list to qualify as musts.
WATSON -- Live Oak held on to a 5-4 win over Albany on Saturday afternoon to close out the Live Oak Tournament.
LAFAYETTE -- Live Oak tangled with Catholic-New Iberia on Tuesday at Tigue Moore Field on Tuesday, with one pitcher in a groove and another hitting a rare rough spot.
ZACHARY -- After a back-and-forth first 6 innings against Zachary on Tuesday, Live Oak found itself down one run with three outs to revive hope of coming out victorious.
SULPHUR -- Live Oak encountered all kinds of drama and results over the weekend at the Sulphur Spring Classic and finished on a high note by outslugging Pineville for a 9-7 victory on Saturday.