Franklin finishes as District 3 AAA Tournament runnerup
MORGAN CITY _ The Franklin All-Stars finished as the second place team in the District 3 AAA Tournament by virtue of a tie-breaker following a 2-2 overall record here at Complex Park.
Morgan City captured first place with a 4-0 overall record and will advance to Sulphur for the AAA South Regional Tournament which begins on July 19.
Franklin will advance to the AAA North Regional in Vidalia on July 19 after posting a 2-2 record in the district tournament.
Franklin earned the tie-breaker over Thibodaux which finished 2-2 with an 8-0 victory Tuesday night.
In Wednesday’s action, Morgan City notched a 6-0 victory over Thibodaux before St. Mary Central posted a 6-1 win over Franklin.
Tuesday’s action had Morgan City topping Patterson by a score of 9-0 in the opener prior to Franklin defeating Thibodaux by an 8-0 score in the nightcap.
Morgan City earned the District Title with a 4-0 record while Franklin and Thibodaux finished tied for second with identical 2-2 records. Franklin claimed the runner-up finish by virtue of its 8-0 victory over Thibodaux on Tuesday night. Franklin nipped Patterson on Friday by a 5-4 margin before pinning the tie-breaking win over Thibodaux by an 8-0 margin.
Franklin will advance to the AAA North Regional Tournament in Vidalia on July 19.