The baseball program squared off with the Marmion Academy Cadets on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The varsity won a thriller in 8 innings 5-3. Joey Payton was awesome in his start battling through the 5th, but the Crusaders were still down 2 in the 7th when Timmy Mahay starting the inning with a single. Ryan King got the big hit and the Crusaders were able to tie it. Shane Gorman held strong in the 7th, setting the stage for the 8th. Ryan King again got a huge double to score two and Gorman closed down the 8th.
The sophomore team lost 7-6 in an error-filled game. Micah Gouwens, Jack Little, and Eric Diaz battled for the Crusaders.
The freshman team defeated Marmion 7-6. Adrian Arriaga pitched well and Dylan Robertson earned the save. Billy O’ Hara went 3-3 with 3 runs scored and Colin Campbell went 2-4 with 2 runs scored.
The varsity baseball team will host #1 St. Laurence Vikings at George Sedlacek Field on Wednesday, May 10, at 4:30 P.M.