Wednesday, May 20, 2019 – Randall’s Island, NY– In the first round of the 2019 CHSAA ‘A’ Varsity Baseball Playoffs, the La Salle Cardinals fell 7-4, to the defending champions, St. Edmund’s Prep, on Randall’s Island.
The Eagles struck first, capitalizing on a miscue to take an early lead 3-0. Not to be outdone, La Salle came back, scoring four and taking a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the 2nd, thanks to a bases clearing double to right center gap by Cristobal Rivera.
With the game still up in the air, it was St. Edmund Prep that got the timely hit to take a lead that they never relinquished.
Next Up: The loss puts La Salle in the elimination bracket of the tournament and their next game will be an elimination game on Wednesday, May 22nd, against the loser of the Scanlan – Bishop Loughlin game. Time and location TBD.