IMG_0718  As the high school baseball season winds down games have increased importance and today's match-up is no different.Coach Dave Gonyar's John Bapst team sits in fourth place in the heal point standings with a 10-2 record and have the ability to improve that spot for the upcoming playoffs. However, the Crusaders are in a stretch where they play 5 games in six days thanks to a couple double headers.

The Hermon Hawks are 5-7 and 12 points out of the final playoff spot. After today's game they play a double header on Saturday against Presque Isle who currently holds the final playoff spot.

You can hear today's game on 92.9 The Ticket, online at 929theticket.com or on radio pup, our free mobile app.