The St. Mary Pony 14-year-old All-Stars begin play Thursday in the Pony South Zone’s Tournament’s Elite Bracket in Burleson, Texas. The team finished runner-up at the 2014 South Zone Baseballl Pony Super Region Tournament. Kneeling, from left, are team members Caleb Bernard, Dylan Landry, Kyle Pitre, Reid Wiley, Kyle Boudreaux and Cade Thibodeaux. Standing, from left, are assistant coach Shawn Bernard, Patrick Robertson, Hayden Pinho, Lukas Carnley, John Pat Dupuy, Joel Singleton and head coach Patrick Wiley. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrice Singleton.)
When the St. Mary PONY 14-year-old All-Stars take the field Thursday, they will do so as at least the last east St. Mary Parish team still playing any kind of youth baseball this summer.