Saints host Central-BR & Sapulpa (OK) in Visit Lake Charles Classic at The Jeaux
The St. Louis Catholic Baseball homestand will continue, as the Saints will host Central of Baton Rouge and Sapulpa (OK) in the Visit Lake Charles Classic at The Jeaux. The Saints will look to continue their winning ways after winning three out of the last four games, following a series win against Holy Savior Menard and a shutout victory over Church Point. The Central of Baton Rouge Wildcats will make the travel from Baton Rouge, while the Sapulpa Chieftains will be traveling from Sapulpa, Oklahoma, which is Southwest of Tulsa.
VISIT LAKE CHARLES CLASSIC SCHEDULE:
Friday, March 13th, 2020
St. Louis Catholic Saints vs. Central of Baton Rouge Wildcats (4:30pm / The Jeaux)
Central of Baton Rouge vs. Sapulpa (OK) Cheiftains (7:00pm / The Jeaux)
Saturday, March 14th, 2020
St. Louis Catholic Saints vs. Central of Baton Rouge Wildcats (10:00am / The Jeaux)
St. Louis Catholic Saints vs. Sapulpa (OK) Chieftains (12:30pm / The Jeaux)
RECENT SERIES HISTORY VS. CENTRAL OF BR:
The Saints and Wildcats have squared off for a total of 6 games in the past two seasons, with both teams knotted up at 3 games a piece. For the 2018 Series, the games were played at Legion Field, whereas in the 2019 Series the Saints traveled to play the Wildcats in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
THE CONNECTION TO SAPULPA:
-Steven Irvine, the head coach of the Sapulpa Chieftains, was a teammate of Head Coach Matt Fontenot's and Pitching Coach Jordan LeGros', at McNeese State University. During Irvine's senior season at McNeese, Coach Fontenot was also a senior, while Coach LeGros was a junior. Now, Irvine is back near his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma, as the head coach of the Sapulpa Chieftains.
COMING UP NEXT WEEK
The Saints will have another jam packed week of games next week, but none of them will be played at home. The Saints will make the short journey across town to face off against the Barbe Buccaneers on Tuesday at 6:00pm at Barbe High School. Later in the week, the Saints will head to the Sulphur Spot Classic to face Sam Houston on Thursday, Airline and Vanderbilt Catholic on Friday, and Dutchtown on Saturday.
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