The Boys of Spring

RA baseball is 6-4-1 to start season


Lindsay Hymel Cambre

RA Senior Dane DeLaneuville pitched against Brother Martin.

Kallie Bourgeois, Editor

The Riverside Academy baseball team is off to a solid start to its 2023 season.

The boys got things started with a 3-3 tie at H.L. Bourgeois on Monday, Feb. 20. The team then went on to beat St. James 13-0 on Wednesday, Feb. 22, and Archbishop Shaw 2-1 on Thursday, Feb. 23 as part of the WGNO Tournament. The team lost to Holy Cross 7-0 on Friday, Feb. 24. The team then lost to Brother Martin 21-0 on Saturday, Feb. 25, but came back to beat Isidore Newman 2-1 later that day.

The Rebels lost to Chalmette 16-2 on Monday, Feb. 27 on the road.

On the first weekend in March the Rebels competed in the Riverdale Tournament, losing to De La Salle 10-6 on Thursday, March 2, beating Doyle 4-1 on Friday, March 3,  and beating Kenner Discovery Health and Science 4-3.

The Rebels will compete in the Hammond Tournament this weekend, beginning with a double-header Albany High School at 4 p.m. and Hammond High School at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 10 in Hammond. They play at noon Saturday against Ponchatoula at Loranger.