Drew Dinger of the Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars runs to third base on a double by Brylon Jennings during the first game Friday of the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA state championship series in Alexandria. Dinger scored Patterson's lone run on that play in a 15-1 loss to Girard. The second game in the best of three series will start at 10 a.m. Saturday. If necessary, a third game will follow at 5 p.m. Saturday. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Girard routs Patterson 10U team, 15-1, in game 1 of state championship series

Jefferson Parish-based team, Girard, defeated the Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars, 15-1, Friday in the first game of the Dixie Youth AAA baseball state championship series at Johnny Downs Sports Co

The Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars won the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA South Regional Tuesday with consecutive wins against previously undefeated Ville Platte. Patterson won game one, 5-0, to force an if-necessary contest. In game two, Patterson came from behind for a 3-2 victory. Kneeling from left are Billy Jack Caldwell, Zach Landry, Holden LeBlanc, Hayden Rebardi, Braden Mouton and Landon Bernadou. On the middle row, are Drew Dinger, Brylon Jennings, Landon Lipari, Dylan Richard, VJ Byrd and Parker Jennings. On the back row are head coach Willis Dore' and assistant coaches Vinnie Byrd and Brett Dore'. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Vinnie Byrd)

THE RALLY BOYS: Patterson wins 2 straight to clinch South Regional title

The Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars knocked off undefeated Ville Platte twice Tuesday to win the Louisiana Dixie Youth South AAA Regional in Ruston.

(Top row, Left to right) Dylan Steiner, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Dylan, Inzina, Alonzo Alexander, Ethan Judice, Landon Walden, Gabe Hebert. (Bottom Row, Left to Right) Jeremy Pradia, Carter Faucheux, Reid Lovell, Daniel Ibert, Loren Wells.

Franklin 11U All-Stars head to World Series

Franklin’s 11U All-Stars are headed to Jonesboro, La., Thursday for the Dixie Youth World Series. This is the second year the team has taken the state championship title.

Patterson 10-year-old All-Star Dillon Richard reaches first base safely during District 3 Tournament action against St. Mary Central earlier this month. Patterson advanced to the tournament finale against Ville Platte after defeating Ruston, 8-5, Monday at the Louisiana Dixie Youth South Regional in Ruston. Becasue Ville Platte is undefeated, Patterson must defeat them twice to advance to this weekend's best, two-out-of three series in Alexandria for the state championship. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars concluded their season with a 2-2 mark at the Louisiana Dixie Youth North Regional in West Monroe after falling to West Carroll, 11-8, Monday. Above, Morgan City's Kyle Stansbury hits a pitch during the District 3 Tournament earlier this season. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson in South Regional finals

The Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars are the lone area Triple AAA team remaining in postseason play as the squad rallied for an 8-5 victory against Ruston at the Louisiana Dixie Youth South Regional



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