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Airline’s Parikh commits to Louisiana Tech

Airline rising senior Cameron Parikh, the MVP on the 2016 All-Parish baseball team, has verbally committed to Louisiana Tech.

Parikh, a pitcher and shortstop, announced his decision Monday on social media.

Parikh went 7=2 with a 1.92 ERA in 2016. He had 50 strikeouts in 57 2/3 innings. He batted .388 with 11 doubles, one triple and and 18 RBI. He also stole 13 bases.

Parikh, who was also named the District 1-5A MVP, is the fourth player off last season’s Airline team planning to play ball in college.

Pitcher and outfielder Cameron Taylor and infielder Peyton Davis are headed to Northwestern State. Pitcher Kyle Backofen is going to ULM.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com

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