St. Mary Central's Dominic Lipari gets past the attempted tag by Morgan City second baseman Ryan Valentine during Sunday's 7- and 8-year-old All-Star contest at the District 3-AA Dixie Youth Tournament at Complex Park in Morgan City. Morgan City finished the weekend 1-2, while St. Mary Central finished 2-1. Morgan City will return to action today at 6:45 p.m. when it faces Patterson, while St. Mary Central will meet Franklin Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Area teams compete on baseball field in 7- and 8-year-old action
St. Mary Central finished 2-1 this weekend in the District 3-AA Dixie Youth baseball tournament to lead Tri-City area squads in action at Complex Park in Morgan City.
St. Mary Central rebounded from a 3-1 loss to Patterson Friday to defeat Thibodaux, 17-4, Saturday, and Morgan City, 7-6, Sunday.
Meanwhile, Morgan City and Patterson each finished the weekend 1-2. Morgan City defeated Thibodaux Friday but fell to Franklin Saturday, 13-4, and St. Mary Central Sunday.
Patterson, after defeating St. Mary Central Friday, fell twice Saturday — 4-3 to Thibodaux and 10-0 against Franklin.
Franklin finished the weekend 2-0, while Thibodaux was 1-2.
The FranklinThibodaux contest Sunday was suspended due to inclement weather and will conclude Monday at 5:30 p.m. Morgan City and Patterson will follow in game 2 at 6:45 p.m.
The tournament, due to the rain, now will conclude Tuesday when St. Mary Central and Franklin meet at 5:30 p.m.
The top two teams will advance to the state tournament.