Astros place third in USSSA 9U AA state championship

Staff reports
Shown kneeling from left are Kade Guillot, Noah Waguespack, Ford Garon, Alex Higdon, Chase Edmonston and Ty Dedon; second row: Colten Poche, Riley Hall, Reed Edwards, Mason Davis and Brett Latiolais; coaches: Brady Edmonston, Shane Higdon, Don Edwards and Bill Edwards.

The 2011 USSSA 9U AA State Championship was held June 17-19 in Denham Springs.

A total of 25 teams from southern Louisiana participated in the tournament. Pool play began on Friday through to Saturday. Bracket play began Saturday evening. The Astros won their two pool games seeding them to play their first bracket game on Sunday.

Despite the intense heat of the weekend, all players put forth their best effort ending their tournament standings in third place.