Week 2 of the Select Series is in the Books: Leaderboards, Games Recaps, Top Performances, & More.
Week 2 of the Select Series is in the books after a great weekend of youth baseball in Louisiana at Zachary Youth Park with the 14u AAA teams duking it out. Lots of great baseball was played, and the 14u AAA teams know where they stand after the first weekend.
Here’s a recap of some of the top games:
- Gulf Coast Pirates 14u AAA seized victory in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off double at the end of the game to topple Louisiana Kings Orange. Gulf Coast Pirates 14u AAA trailed 8-6 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Ethan Betros doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring three runs.
- The Baton Rouge Dirtbags (Yellow) 14u AAA’s bats were on fire this weekend. In their game against the Wildcats, the Dirtbags put up a six spot in the third inning. Luis Fernandez singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run, Hunter Lanoux was hit by a pitch, driving in a run, Noah Arroyo tripled on a 3-1 count, scoring three runs, and Kyson Powell doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Against the Louisiana Kings (Orange), the Dirtbags tallied 12 runs in an inning. Luis Fernandez and Hunter Lanoux both had a double and combined for 7 RBIs as well as Bailey Stafford, Grant Gautreau, Layton Welsh, and Kyson Powell all tallied a hit
- Louisiana Kings Orange 14u AAA scored six runs in the fourth inning to pull away from the Bullets. The big inning for Louisiana Kings Orange 14u AAA came thanks to singles by Jack Williams, Liam Prather, and Falgout. Cruz Holden went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Louisiana Kings Orange 14u AAA in hits, and Vincent Cicardo earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Louisiana Kings Orange 14u AAA with Landon Cormier coming in relief out of the bullpen.
Top Plays & Coverage:
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- Jack Ortego (Bullets): .500 AVG, 2 (1B), 3 (2B), 5 RBI / 3.0 IP, 2 K, 3 H
- Aggie Melendez (Gulf Coast Pirates): .300 AVG, 1 (2B), 2 (1B), 4 RBI / 5.0 IP, 11 K, 4 H, 1 BB, 0 ER, 0.00 ERA
- Layton Welch (Baton Rouge Dirtbags Yellow): .571 AVG, 4 (1B) / 4.0 IP, 3 K, 1 H
- Dakota Jarreau (Baton Rouge Dirtbags Black): .200 AVG, 1 (3B), 1 RBI / 4.0 IP, 6 K, 1 H, 1 ER, 1.75 ERA
- Maxwell Sanchez (Baton Rouge Dirtbags Black): .500 AVG, 1 (1B), 2 (2B), 1 RBI / 4.0 IP, 3 K, 3 H, 2 ER
- Cruz Holden (Louisiana Kings Orange): .667 AVG, 6 (1B), 4 RBI
- Rhett Pitarro (Wildcats Baseball): .286 AVG, 2 (1B), 1 RBI / 5.0 IP, 7 K, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 ER, 0.00 ERA
- Trey Smith (Pelicans Baseball Club – Kramer): 4.2 IP, 3 K, 1 H, 0 ER, 0.00 ERA
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Full Standings & Leaderboards:
A very busy and exciting weekend is coming up for the 2D Select Series! The 11u, 12u, and 14u Major Select Series South teams will begin their first weekend with the 13u teams playing their second weekend. These will be played at Live Oak Sport Complex and Live Oak High School. The Select Series North will begin its inaugural season this weekend at Ruston Sports Complex with the 11u, 12u, and 13u teams duking it out.
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