Sports Notes

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 2, 1999

L’Observateur / May 2, 1999

SCC’S KEISER RESIGNS – St. Charles Catholic head football coach WaydeKeiser resigned recently, citing personal reasons.

Keiser had been the head football coach for the past eight years. Duringfour of those years, he also served as the school’s athletic director.

Keiser guided the Comets to eight straight playoff appearances, including district championships in 1991 and 1992. This past season, the Cometswent 5-5 and advanced to the state playoffs where they fell to Clinton in the bi-district round.

“I want to thank (principal) Andrew Cupit, St. Charles Catholic and thewhole St. Charles Catholic community for a fantastic eight years,” Keisersaid. “It has been an honor and a privilege to be able to work at such a fineinstitution.”The school is currently searching for a successor to Keiser.

HAHNVILLE WIN DISTRICT 6-5 TITLE – Hahnville wrapped up the District 6- 5A championship with a 15-5 victory at home over Terrebonne Tuesday afternoon.

Hahnville enters the playoffs as the top seed in the district with a 21-7 overall record and a mark of 12-2 in district play. The bi-district playoffsbegin Thursday.

Thibodaux (19-11, 11-3) finished second in the district after defeating East St. John (16-13-1, 10-4) Tuesday. Hahnville jumped out on top early, scoring three runs in the second inning and eight in the third to take an 11-0 lead. Hahnville starter Erik Donnaud(6-2) held Terrebonne through the fifth.

The Tigers broke through for four runs. Hahnville answered with a run inthe bottom of the inning and added three in the bottom of the sixth to end the game courtesy of the 10-run rule.

Dewey Matherne went 3-for-4 for Hahnville with a home run. Kade Rogershad two hits, including a two-run home run, and had three runs batted in.

Brandon Kelly, Greg Hogan, Tim Sirmon and Teddy Schmill also had two hits apiece for the Tigers.

Kris Dagenhart had two hits for Terrebonne which dropped to 8-21 overall and 3-11 in district play.

LUTCHER’S MARTIN QUALIFIES FOR STATE – Lutcher’s Chuck Martin shot an 84 to place fourth at the Region V-III golf championship Monday afternoon at Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux.

Martin now heads to the Division III tournament Tuesday at Bayou Bend Country Club in Crowley.

Lutcher placed second in the team competition with a score of 391. E.D.White won the championship with a 324. Belle Chasse was third with a396.

WAGUESPACK BECOMES SLC HOME RUN LEADER – Southeastern Louisiana University senior Macky Waguespack, a St. Charles Catholic High Schoolgraduate, recently became the Southland Conference’s all-time home run leader.

Waguespack hit his 52nd career home run in the Lions’ weekend series against Sam Houston State. Waguespack passed Corey Taylor of NortheastLouisiana who had 51 home runs in his career.

Waguespack also moved to within one run batted in of the school’s career record. Waguespack has 163 RBIs through Monday. Brent Taylor holds therecord of 164.

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