The Bossier City All-Stars finished runner-up in the Dixie Junior Boys (13s) State Tournament which concluded Sunday in Metairie.
Team members are Brady Gaydos, Jax Thomson, Hunter Schneider, Jackson Talbert, Ayden Hawn, Malachi Ziegler, Will Pickett, Landon Rolland, Jack Henry Smith, Daniel Sellers and Drake Bellew.
Matt Gaydos is the manager. John Schneider and Trey Smith are assistant managers.
Bossier City opened the tournament with a 9-2 victory over the Jefferson Parish Recreation District West All-Stars.
Schneider had three hits and four RBI. Ziegler had one hit and three RBI.
Thomson and Talbert also had hits. Schneider and Rolland combined on a one-hitter with six strikeouts.
Bossier City then fell to Jefferson Parish Recreation District East 7-3 in the winners’ bracket finals.
Pickett, Sellers, Schneider, Hawn and Gaydos all had hits.
Bossier City rebounded from that loss with a 14-2 victory over the Jackson Parish All-Stars to reach the championship round.
Smith had three hits and three RBI. Pickett, Sellers, Thomson and Gators all had two hits.
Ziegler, Hawn and Gaydos had two RBI apiece.
Rolland pitched all four innings, allowing just three hits and striking out four.
Bossier City faced the Jefferson Parish Recreation District East All-Stars again the the finals. JPRD won 11-4 to take the title.
Pickett, Ziegler, Rolland, Thomson, Bellew and Gaydos all had hits. Rolland had two RBI.
NOTE: Statistics based on information on the Bossier Americans’ GameChanger account.