Locals highlight All District 6-5A team
Ascension Parish teams were well-represented in the 2011 All District 6-5A honors.
Dutchtown junior Troy Lewis was named Most Valuable Player and his coach, Chris Schexnaydre, was chosen Coach of the Year.
Lewis was a first-team selection as pitcher and infield. He compiled a 6-1 record on the mound, which included a no-hit performance during district competition.
Schexnaydre, in his fourth year as head coach and ninth year at Dutchtown, led the Griffins to an undefeated district record and championship. The Griffins took a 21-game winning streak into the playoffs, ending with a 5-3 loss to Denham Springs in the regional round. Dutchtown finished with a 27-6 overall record.
East Ascension senior Sean Todd took Gold Glove honors.
Several parish players made the first team. Jacob Waguepack of Dutchtown and Justin Manton were first-team pitchers. East Ascension’s Jack Cockrum and Dutchtown’s Alex Thibodeaux were the top catchers. Lewis and Tylor Gonzales of St. Amant were infield selections. Dutchtown’s Matt Willis and St. Amant’s Tyler Guillory were first-team outfield. Utility choices were Jacob Williams of Dutchtown, Chase Rivett of East Ascension, Eric Babin of Dutchtown and Daniel St. Pierre of St. Amant.
Second team selections were Emerson Foster (East Ascension), Tyler Robertson (East Ascension), Stephen Cardinale (St. Amant), Cole Benoit (St. Amant), Devin Speligene (East Ascension), Branson Bowen (St. Amant), Leon Blouin (Dutchtown), Chris Sanchez (East Ascension), Hayden Fenley (East Ascension), Mason Nickens (Dutchtown), Jace Fairchild (East Ascension), Tanner Sheets (St. Amant) and Madison Nickens (St. Amant).
Troy Lewis, junior, Dutchtown
Jacob Waguespack, junior, Dutchtown
Brandt Bourgeois, senior, Destrehan
Justin Manton, senior, St. Amant
Alex Thibodeaux, sophomore, Dutchtown
Jack Cockrum, senior, East Ascension
Troy Lewis, junior, Dutchtown
Tylor Gonzales, junior, St. Amant
Ashton Lewis, junior, East St. John
Mike Ford, junior, Hahnville
Cody Farrell, junior, Hahnville
Matt Willis, senior, Dutchtown
Zach Schexnaydre, senior, Destrehan
Tyler Guillory, junior, St. Amant
Jacob Williams, senior, Dutchtown
Chase Rivett, junior, East Ascension
Eric Babin, senior, Dutchtown
Daniel St. Pierre, senior, St. Amant
Ryan Burks, junior, Destrehan
Gold Glove:?Sean Todd, senior, East Ascension
Most Valuable:?Troy Lewis, junior, Dutchtown
Coach of the Year:?Chris Schexnaydre, Dutchtown
Emerson Foster, senior, East Ascension
Tyler Robertson, sophomore, East Ascension
Stephen Cardinale, junior, St. Amant
Adam Dufrene, senior, Hahnville
Cole Benoit, senior, St. Amant
Jared Vial, senior, Hahnville
Devin Speligene, sophomore, East Ascension
Branson Bowen, sophomore, St. Amant
Jace Weber, sophomore, Destrehan
Tyler Cooper, senior, Hahnville
Andrew Taylor, senior, East St. John
Leon Blouin, senior, Dutchtown
Chris Sanchez, junior, East Ascension
Hayden Fenley, junior, East Ascension
Mason Nickens, sophomore, Dutchtown
Jace Fairchild, sophomore, East Ascension
Tanner Sheets, senior, St. Amant
Madison Nickens, senior, St. Amant
Blake Hymel, sophomore, Destrehan
Tyler Simmons, sophomore, Hahnville
Lucas Shipman, junior, Dutchtown
Cody Daffron, senior, East Ascension
Easton Melancon, sophomore, Hahnville
Jesse Bryant, sophomore, Destrehan