Airline, Benton baseball players sign with colleges

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Six baseball players from two Bossier Parish schools signed with colleges Wednesday.

Airline pitcher Will Tynes signed with Southern Miss. Bryson Connell, also a pitcher, signed with LSU Eunice.

Four Benton players signed with junior colleges — pitcher Landon Joyner (Northeast Texas CC), infielder Cade Scott (Panola College), outfielder Tanner Timms (Angelina College) and Cade Paddy (Northeast Texas).

Tynes was a first-team All-Parish selection last season. He was 5-2 with a 1.51 ERA.

Connell was a second-team All-Parish selection at utility last season.  He was a first-team selection at pitcher in 2018.

Joyner was the Outstanding Pitcher on the 2019 All-Parish team. He went 10-1 with a 1.068 ERA while striking out 64 in 59 innings.

Joyner was also a Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State first-team selection.

Scott was a first-team All-Parish infielder in 2018 and 2019. Last season, he batted .376 with 13 doubles, two triples, one home run and 25 RBI.

Timms was a first-team All-Parish outfielder last season. He batted .427 with nine doubles and 20 RBI.

Airline pitcher Bryson Connell signed with LSU Eunice Wednesday.
Airline pitcher Will Tynes signed with Southern Miss Wednesday.
Benton outfielder Tanner Timms signed with Angelina College Wednesday.
Photo courtesy of J.D. Stephens
Benton pitcher Landon Joyner signed with Northeast Texas CC Wednesday.
Photo courtesy of J.D. Stephens
Benton pitcher/infielder Cade Paddy signed with Northeast Texas CC Wednesday.
Photo courtesy of J.D. Stephens
Benton infielder Cade Scott signed with Panola College Wednesday.
Photo courtesy of J.D. Stephens
Benton’s Tanner Timms, Cade Paddy, Landon Joyner and Cade Scott get together for a photo after their signing ceremony Wednesday morning.
Photo courtesy of Brian France