The Morgan City Red Sox, a 13U travel ball team, placed third in the Grand Slam World Series in Panama City Beach, Florida. The event was held June 20-June 25. The team finished the tournament with a 5-2 mark. The Red Sox began the tournament with a doubleheader, defeating Bones, 7-5, and Thunder,
7-6. The squad then continued action later in the week with a 5-2 win against Powerhouse before splitting a doubleheader. The squad fell to the Snipers, 10-0, but defeated the Warriors, 5-4. On championship day, the tournament’s final day, the Red Sox defeated Powerhouse, 5-4, but were eliminated from the
tournament with a 13-3 loss to the Surge, 13-3. Red Sox team members include, kneeling from left, Jacob Blum, Hugh Hamer, Matthew Mire, Brett Morrell and Luke Freia. On the second row, from left, are Dylan Cornes, Zach Bennett, Trent Hillen, Gunnar Theriot, Jackson Butler and Tyler Bailey. On the back row, from left, are coaches Beau Theriot, Jeff Blum and Mark Morrell. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Brandi Gussfeld Mire)
Patterson AAA All-Star Austin Perkins hits a pitch during Friday’s District 3 Tournament contest against Thibodaux at Peltier Park. Patterson advanced to the regional tournament after finishing 1-2 at the district event. Regionals will be held locally in St. Mary Parish, beginning next weekend. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
The Patterson AAA (9- and 10-year-old) All-Stars qualified for regional competition with a runner-up finish at the District 3 Tournament at Peltier Park in Thibodaux this past weekend.