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Brothers reflect on WWII service, meeting in Philippines after war

Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

MORGAN CITY — Though Richard Romaire and Ferris Romaire served thousands of miles apart during World War II, the brothers reunited after the war ended when both were stationed in the Philippines.

SMC defeats Morgan City twice to win district crown

St. Mary Central’s 10-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 Championship Tuesday after defeating Morgan City twice. St. Mary Central won by scores of 5-2 and 16-6 in five innings. Team members include, kneeling from left, Carter Williams, Clay Menard, Hayden Landry, Jackson Thorguson, Trevor Berryhill and Ross Thomas. On the middle row, from left, are Brett Bearb, Owen Thorguson, Nicholas Spitale, Luke Zerangue, Jude Vasquez and Tanner Simmons. On the back row, from left, are assistant coach Brian Thorguson, head coach John Menard, and assistant coach Scott Thomas. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Entering Tuesday’s District 3 10-year-old championship contest, St. Mary Central and Morgan City both knew they were headed to the regional round.

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