A Patterson 10U All-Star fouls off a pitch during action Friday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Patterson 10U, 8U All-Stars compete at Southwest Regional
The Patterson 10U Softball All-Stars finished 2-2 at the Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Softball Tournament in Houma last week.
While Patterson fell in its opener to I b e r v i l l e , 8 - 1 , Wednesday, the squad rebounded with a 10-9 v i c t o r y a g a i n s t Hereford, Texas, 10-9, in an elimination game Friday morning before defeating Denver City, Texas, 9-5, later Saturday. Saturday evening, Patterson was eliminated by Jefferson Parish Recreation District West, falling 19-4.
Pierre Part won the tournament with a 4-0 mark and will advance to the 10U World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida, which begins July 28 and continues through Aug. 5.
Patterson 8U All-Stars finish 0-2
The Patterson 8U All-Stars finished 0-2 at the Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Softball Tournament in Houma last week.
The squad fell to D e w i t t , 1 2 - 1 , Wednesday, and St. C h a r l e s, 1 4 - 0 , Thursday in an elimination contest. St. Charles went on to advance to the finals where it fell to eventual champion Covington, Alabama, after St. Charles forced a winner-take all contest. Covington, Alabama, finished the tournament with a 4-1 record. Covington, Alabama will continue its season at the 8U Babe Ruth World Series, which begins July 28 and continues through Aug. 5 in Jensen Beach, Florida.