Opening ceremonies were held Monday at Kemper Williams Park near Patterson for Patterson Dixie Youth Baseball and Babe Ruth softball seasons. Games began for both leagues Monday. Above, a member of Ideal Energy Solutions Diamond Backs scores a run during the team’s contest against Chitimatcha Recreation Monday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Members of the Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars hoist their Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors South Regional runners-up trophy following a two game loss to Ville Platte Tuesday night. Morgan City was undefeated until the finals when the team dropped the first game 5-3 and the second game 8-3 in tournament play in Ponchatoula. Ville Platte moves on to face the north regional champion Winsboro at 6 p.m. Friday at the Johny Downs Sports Complex in Alexandria.
The Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars’ season came to an unexpected end in the championship game of Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors South Regional Tournament in Ponchatoula on Tuesday.
Trent Hillen was the starting and winning pitcher in the Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars game against Minden Continental on Monday. Morgan City, undefeated in Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors South Regional tournament play in Ponchatoula, advances to the championship game to face Ville Platte.
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Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars powered past the Minden Continental, 16-8, Monday to advance the championship game of the Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors South Regional in Ponchatoula.
Team members include, kneeling
from left, Brannan Chasson, Drew Rock,
Matthew Broussard, Carter “Jojo” Williams,
Parker Kulka and Clay Menard. On the
seocnd row, from left, are Ross Thomas,
Ryan Domingue, Grant Hebert, Trevor Wiggins,
Tanner Simmons and Robert Conner.
On the back row, from left, are assistant
coaches Kevin Kulka and Kevin Hebert and
head coach John Menard.
The St. Mary Central 12U All-Stars fell 13-1 to Union Parish Monday in the Louisiana Dixie Youth North Regional Tournament in Winnsboro. The loss ended St. Mary Central’s season.