The Bossier All-Stars advanced to the semifinals of the Dixie 9 AAA Region III World Series Sunday in Longview, Texas.
Bossier faces Laurel, Miss., in the semifinals at 9 a.m. Monday in the semifinals. A win puts Bossier in the 11 a.m. championship game.
Bossier finished 2-1 in Pool A after losing to Laurel 6-5 Sunday. But Bossier rebounded with a 9-8 victory over Pool B third-place team Athens, Texas, in a playoff for a spot in the semifinals.
Barrett Newman went 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs. Eli Harper went 2-for-3 with and RBI.
Riley Sitter had a triple. Zach Schoenborn and Noah McWilliams had one double each. Chase Rambin had a single and two RBIs. Clayton Brandon had a single and an RBI.
Kenner Lauterbach walked twice and scored two runs.
Brandon pitched a complete five-inning game.
Newman had a double and an RBI against Laurel. Wesley Gardner, Conner Stevens, McWilliams, Rambin and Schoenborn all had singles.
Lauterbach, Sitter and Stevens pitched.
The Bossier All-Stars won twice in pool play in the Dixie 9 AAA Region III World Series Saturday in Longview, Texas.
Bossier defeated Columbia, Miss., 17-1 and Hudson, Texas, 7-6.
Bossier plays one more pool play games today in the eight-team tournament. It could have a third game if it finishes second or third in its pool. If Bossier wins its pool, it will advance to Monday’s 9 a.m. semifinals.
Bossier scored four runs in the fourth inning to rally past Hudson. The game ended after four innings because of the time-limit rule.
Gibson Harvill, Zach Schoenborn and Conner Stevens had two hits apiece for Bossier. Kenner Lauterbach had one. Noah McWilliams had two RBIs. Chase Rambin and Riley Sitter pitched.
Clayton Brandon, Eli Harper, Barrett Newman, Harvill, Lauterbach, Rambin, Schoenborn, Sitter and Stevens all had hits against Columbia. Wesley Gardner and Stevens pitched.
— Russell Hedges, email@example.com