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President Matassa honors Lady Gators Softball State Champions

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Front Row Left to Right – Manager Zach Zeringue, Team Support Clark Lambert, Coaches John Bentivegna and Mark Maher, President Kenny Matassa, and Players Addie Bourgeois , Kelsi Martine, Head Coach Amy Pitre, Chandler Guedry, Payton Granier, Rylee Rossi, Kendyl Kerr, Meghan Boutwell, Jesse Allison, Naylie Rodriquez, and Alyssa Romano. Back Row Left to Right – Councilman Randy Clouatre, Players Maria Crochet and Ryleigh Boudreaux, Recreation Director BJ Romano, Players Lauren Crochet and Shelby Whittington, Councilman Travis Turner, Players Julia Kramer and Sophie Smith, Councilman Aaron Lawler, Player Sydney Hughes, Councilman Todd Lambert, Player Kaylee Parker, Councilman John Cagnolatti, Players Addison Mahoney, Eva Crochet, Kailey Dufour, Carmen Dixon, Kyra Sorenson, Catarina Byers, Harleigh Lemonds, and Baleigh Bentivegna. Not pictured – Coaches Jay Brignac and Darrel Landry

At the May 9 Council Recreation Committee meeting, Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa recognized the St. Amant High School Lady Gators Softball 2019 State Champions.

The St. Amant Lady Gators Softball Team finished the 2019 season with a record of 28 wins and two losses. They placed 12 players on the All District Team, including District MVP Alyssa Romano, and Coach of the Year Amy Pitre. The Team won the District 5-5A Championship, and remained undefeated in District for the 7th year in a row. But most important, the St. Amant Lady Gators 2019 Softball Team are the 2019 5A Louisiana State Champions!

Congratulations to the players and to everyone who had a part in bringing this great honor and achievement to Ascension Parish.

Contributed by Ascension Parish Government