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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

St. Mary Central's Brett Bearb hits a pitch during District 3 Tournament action last week. St. Mary Central finished 1-2 at Louisiana Dixie Youth South Regional action in Ruston this past weekend. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City 12-year-old All-Star Dominic Case throws back into the infield during District 3 Tournament action earlier this month. Morgan City finished its season after an 0-2 mark at the Louisiana Dixie Youth North Regional in West Monroe this weekend. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Local Majors Regional Recap

The Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars finished 0-2 in Louisiana Dixie Youth North Regional action in West Monroe, dropping two close contests.

Patterson 10-year-old All-Star Landon Lipari hits a pitch during District 3 Tournament action earlier this month. Patterson finished the weekend 2-1 at the Louisiana Dixie Youth South Regional in Ruston, dropping its first game Sunday to Ville Platte. Patterson will play Monday at 5:30 p.m. against Ruston in an elimination contest. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars finished the weekend 2-1 at the Louisiana Dixie Youth North Regional in West Monroe. Morgan City dropped its first game of the tournament Sunday, falling 7-4 to Girard. Morgan City returns to the field Monday in an elimination game at 5:30 p.m. against West Carroll. Above, is Morgan City's Bodie Hoffpauir at third base during District 3 Tournament action. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson, Morgan City still alive in Triple AAA regional tournaments

The Patterson and Morgan City 10-year-old All-Star teams remain alive in regional play, but both will be trying to fight their way out of the elimination bracket as each lost their

St. Mary Central's Dawson Richard follows through on a swing during District 3 Tournament action earlier this month. St. Mary Central concluded its season with a 1-2 mark at the Louisiana Dixie Youth South Regional in Ruston. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City 12-year-old All-Star James Richardson throws back into the infield during District 3 Tournament action earlier this month. Morgan City finished its season after an 0-2 mark at the Louisiana Dixie Youth North Regional in West Monroe this weekend. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

St. Mary Central, Morgan City are eliminated in Majors Regional play

St. Mary Central and Morgan City 12-year-old All-Star teams were eliminated from regional competition this weekend.

Franklin, in the top photo, took first place in the 15th annual Kenny Roy Play for the Cure Invitational Baseball Tournament June 16-18 at the Bayou Vista Community Center. The memorial tournament for 7- and 8-year-old teams is held to raise funds for cancer research in honor of Roy who died in 1998 at age 27 following his battle with chronic myelogenous leukemia. St. Mary Central, above, was the second place winner. (Submitted Photos/Courtesy of Gloria Roy)

Kenny Roy Tournament winners

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