It was a tremendous weekend for the Jackson Parish 13U All-Stars as they won three of four games at the Dixie Boys World Series played in Sterlington, LA. The tourney started with Jackson Parish splitting a pair of games on Saturday and then fighting back to win two straight in two days.
Jackson Parish 13 Chapel Hill, TX 0 – JP opened with Cooper Delaney and Dawson LaComb limiting Chapel Hill, TX to just one hit in a 13-0, four inning skunking. Braden Theriot led the offense with 2 hits and three RBI’s followed by Jacob Gill and Bryce Zehr with a hit apiece. Cole Tolar knocked in a pair of runs and John Reagan Hasley reached twice on walks. The locals also took advantage of six Chapel Hill errors.
Fairhope, AL 20 Jackson Parish 3 – The tables were turned in the second contest played by the locals in three hours as Fairhope, AL scored 20 runs on 14 hits in the contest that was called after four innings of play. Jackson Parish managed only four hits and committed three errors in the contest that dropped them into the consolation bracket.
Jackson Parish 8 Springhill, FL 6 – it looked bleak for the locals after Springhill, FL put up three in the bottom of the fifth to take a 6-3 lead. By the time Jackson Parish had finished batting in the top of the sixth the locals had not only erased the three run deficit but had a two run advantage.
Dawson LaComb then made the lead hold up by blanking the Floridians the rest of the way to earn the complete game win. Braden Theriot, John Reagan Hasley and Cooper Delaney each had a pair of hits in the back and forth game that saw the lead change six times. Theriot, Delaney and Kenden Freemen also knocked in a pair of runs each.
Jackson Parish 9 Sterlington 2 – The consolation finals was an all north Louisiana affair with Jackson Parish ripping home standing Sterlington by putting up a four spot in the second and never looking back. Cooper Delaney and Tait Henderson combined to give up just three hits while striking out ten.
Bryce Zehr led the way at the plate with three hits and two RBI’s followed closely by Peyton Dearmon who had two hits and 2 RBI’s. Braden Theriot reached base four times with a pair of hits and two base on balls.
Leading the way for the successful venture was coaches: Chris Dearmon, Mark Delaney, Greg Hasley and Nick Tolar. Players included: John Reagan Hasley, Bryce Zehr, Cooper Delaney , Jacob Gill, Braden Theriot, Tait Henderson, Dawson LaComb, Peyton Dearman, Kenden Freeman, Sawyer Watkins, Gavyn Caskey and Cole Tolar.