Catcher Matt Robért and pitcher Emerson Gibbs stand on the mound facing the flag as
the National Anthem begins.
For the National Anthem, Blue Jays line up between home and 1st base.
Emerson Gibbs went the distance of 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and shutting out the Panthers.
Kyle Crabtree makes the catch in center field as leftfielder Austin Duncan and shortstop
Armand Daigle (20) are ready to spot.
Armand Daigle ends an inning with this catch.
Austin Duncan pops up this bunt.
Armand Daigle can only watch as this perfectly hit line drive goes past him into left field.
Picked Off! This Panther runner strays a little too far and is surprised when Blue Jay pitcher
Emerson Gibbs turns and fires to Dylan Weston at first base during the 4th inning...
... Weston slaps the tag on the Panther for the out.
Matt Robért starts a big inning for the Jays with a single to left field.
Benson Tucker, who is the courtesy runner for catcher Matt Robért, slides into third base on a
neatly executed hit and run play with Spencer Miller batting a single into right field.
Benson Tucker crosses home plate for the Blue Jays’ only run of the game.
Tucker tagged from third base on a sacrifice fly hit by
second baseman Matt Braud.
Steal! Spencer Miller comes in for a landing at second base as the Panther catcher throws a
high ball that sails into center field.
After Dylan Weston walks, and with Spencer Miller still on second, Michael Gogreve steps up
to the plate. With one out, Gogreve slaps a sharp grounder to the Panther shortstop,
who sets a double play into motion...
The shortstop’s throw to second base is juggled, and Jesuit first base coach Kenny Goodlett
already makes the call that Dylan Weston is safe. For that matter, the throw to first
never happens and Gogreve is safe.
With the bases loaded and opportunity knocking, Kyle Crabtree swings for strike one.
Crabtree was called out on strikes for out two.
Ouch! Blue Jays on all three bases and pinch hitter Tyler Prange strikes out to end the inning.
In the top of the 5th inning, Emerson Gibbs gives up a double and appears to be in a jam
with the tieing run on second base and no outs. But Gibbs gets the next three Panthers out...
... much to his relief, Coach Joey Latino’s, and Blue Jays who offer fists.
Armand Daigle hits a bullet to the infield and comes oh so close to beating the throw.
In the bottom of the 6th inning, Dylan Weston punches a double up the third base line.
Michael Gogreve is then intentionally walked, and the Jays are threatening.
But the threat fails to materialize and the inning ends
without Jesuit padding a slim 1-0 lead.
SPECTACULAR CATCH! Austin Duncan makes a full gallop sliding catch in deep left center field.
If the ball had gotten passed Duncan, the Panther would have pocketed a triple.
That’s all, folks. The scoreboard without the ZERO posted in the top of the 7th inning.
The Blue Jay fans in the grandstands are leaving happy.
An ecstatic Octavio Gutierrez counts himself among the staunchest of Jesuit baseball fans.
The Blue Jays and the Panthers meet on the field after the game.
The Blue Jays will play their second and final playoff game of the 2012 season at their
home field, John Ryan Stadium on Monday, May 7 against the Bearcats of Ruston.
The 1st pitch is 6 PM. Admission is $7 per adult, student, and child (ages 6-11).
Faculty and staff IDs will be accepted. A Jesuit win against Ruston would send
the Jays to the State Championship Touranment at Tulane University’s
Turchin Stadium where the quarterfinals will be played Friday, May 11.