Recap of Week 9 of the Select Series South: Leaderboards, Games Recaps, Top Performances, & More.
Despite the rainy weather and droopy cloud coverage, there was some fun youth travel baseball being played down in Live Oak this past weekend for Week 9 of the Select Series South, featuring the 13u Division. As the Select Series Championship approaches, teams are solidifying themselves and preparing to make an end-of-season run to be crown champions!
- A walk-off grand slam propelled Prairieville Saints 13u to a decisive, dramatic victory over Knights Knation Baton Rouge (Poche/McInnis) 13u, 9-8. Prairieville Saints 13u trailed 8-5 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Kason Johnson homered on a 1-0 count, scoring four runs. The Knights jumped off to a hot start by leading the Saints 7-0 after the 3rd inning. Knights Knation Baton Rouge (Poche/McInnis) 13u fired up the offense in the first inning whenn Dillyn Wilson drove in three when he homered; however, Kason Johnson led Prairieville Saints 13u to victory by driving in seven runs. Johnson went 3-for-3 at the plate and drove in runs on a home run in the third and a grand slam in the fifth.
- A walk-off single led Knights Knation Baton Rouge (Brignac) 13u past Knights Knation New Orleans (Gambill/Mire) 13u 14-13 on Saturday. The game was tied at 13 with Knights Knation Baton Rouge (Brignac) 13u batting in the bottom of the fourth when Dylan Dawson singled to bring in the winning run. The game tallied 27 total runs, 26 hits, and a plethora of action. Knights Knation Baton Rouge (Brignac) 13u had 13 hits in the game. Jaxon Ellis, Carson Sulfsted, Ryan Trauernicht, and Dylan Dawson all managed multiple hits for Knights Knation Baton Rouge (Brignac) 13u. Knights Knation New Orleans (Gambill/Mire) 13u saw the ball well today, racking up 13 hits in the game. Spencer Srubar, Mire and Joshua Mack, both had multiple hits for Knights Knation New Orleans (Gambill/Mire) 13u. Braelyn Harrison & Chase Mire both racked up a homerun for Knights New Orleans while Dylan Dawson & Landon Blanchard tallied a homer as well for Knights Baton Rouge.
- Acadiana Cajuns 13u and Team Louisiana Southwest 13u played to a 6-6 tie on Sunday. In the first inning, Team Louisiana Southwest 13u got their offense started when Jordan Jardneaux hit a 3-run home run. In the top of the fifth inning, Team Louisiana Southwest 13u tied things up at six. Acadiana Cajuns 13u notched four runs in the fourth inning. Lon Paul Moody, John Parker Trahan, and Austin Judice each had RBIs in the frame. Acadiana Cajuns 13u smacked one home run on the day. John Parker Trahan had a four bagger in the second inning. Ross Higdon went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Acadiana Cajuns 13u in hits. Team Louisiana Southwest 13u racked up seven hits on the day. Jordan Jardneaux and Carter Johnson each had multiple hits for Team Louisiana Southwest 13u.
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Top Plays & Highlights:
Kason Johnson (Prairieville Saints) - .556 AVG, 2 (HR), 1 (2B), 2 (1B), 9 RBI, 3 R, 1.970 OPS / 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0.00 ERA, 1 W
John Parker Trahan (Acadiana Cajuns) - .429 AVG, 2 (HR), 1 (3B), 9 RBI, 2.171 OPS
- Taylor Goldsmith (Ascension Select Pirates) - .556 AVG, 1 (HR), 1 (2B), 3 (1B), 8 RBI, 1.500 OPS
- Maddix Woodward (Ascension Sun Devils) - . 556 AVG, 2 (2B), 3 (1B), 6 RBI, 1.378 OPS
- Caden Hughes (Ascension Sun Devils) - 5.0 IP, 4 K, 3 H, 1.400 ERA
- Preston Peebles (Hub City Baseball) - .667 AVG, 1 (HR), 1 (2B), 2 (1B), 3 RBI, 1.083 OPS
- Hayden Norwood (PACK Academy) - .714 AVG, 2 (HR), 1 (2B), 2 (1B), 6 RBI, 2.464 OPS
- Slayde Daigle (Ripzz Baseball) - .500 AVG, 1 (2B), 2 (1B), 2 RBI, 1.367 OPS
- Jordan Janeaux (Team Louisiana Southwest) - .571 AVG, 1 (HR), 1 (3B), 1 (2B), 1 (1B), 6 RBI, 2.129 OPS
- Gavin Ladut (Wildcats Baseball) - .571 AVG, 1 (2B), 3 (1B), 5 RBI, 1.414 OPS
- Devin Cupit (Knights Knation BR - Merrill) - .375 AVG, 2 (HR), 1 (2B), 7 RBI, 1.625 OPS
- Dylan Dawson (Knights Knation BR - Brignac) - .500 AVG, 2 (HR), 2 (1B), 7 RBI, 1.750 OPS
- Drew Sedotal (Knights Knation BR - Poche/McInnis) - .500 AVG, 1 (HR), 1 (3B), 3 (1B), 3 RBI, 1.545 OPS
- Wesley Duplechin (Knights Knation Lafayette) - .667 AVG, 1 (HR), 1 (3B), 1 (2B), 3 (1B), 4 RBI, 2.033 OPS
- Spencer Srubar (Knights Knation NOLA - Gambill/Mire) - .500 AVG, 1 (HR), 2 (2B), 3 RBI, 1.833 OPS
Up Next for Select Series:
This upcoming weekend all Select Series teams will be off. Remember to give your #1 fan in the stands a hug on Sunday for Mother's Day!
11u, 12u, & 14u Major will return to action May 15-16 in Live Oak
View schedules below (once released):
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PREVIOUS WEEKS RECAPS:
- Teams Catching Their Stride after Week 7 of Select Series South
- The Select Series is Heating Up after Week 6 Action!
- Fireworks Headlined the Weekend for Week 3 of the Select Series South