Benton All-Parish baseball standout Coleman Nerren signs with ULM

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Benton All-Parish outfielder Coleman Nerren signed with ULM Thursday in a ceremony at the school.

Nerren batted .426 with 16 RBI last season, helping the Tigers win their fourth straight District 1-4A championship. Benton advanced to the Class 4A quarterfinals before falling to eventual state runner-up West Ouachita.

ULM went 20-35 overall last season and finished 10-20 in the Sun Belt Conference. ULM freshman pitcher Kyle Backofen is a former Airline star.

Randy Brown/Press-Tribune Benton All-Parish outfielder Coleman Nerren signed with ULM on Thursday.
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Benton All-Parish outfielder Coleman Nerren signed with ULM on Thursday.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com