The Haughton All-Stars were eliminated from the Dixie O-Zone (12s) World Series on Tuesday night with a 3-1 loss to Georgia.
Haughton, which represented Louisiana as the state champion, finished 2-2 in the tournament and in the top six in the 12-team double-elimination tournament. According to its GameChanger page, Haughton finished a strong summer with 17 wins and just five losses.
Members of the team are Cole Golden, Peyton Stovall, Chase Keith, Dylan Turner, Matthew Whitten, Jeffrey Wallace, Hunter Tolbert, Jackson Harlan, Dustin Phillips, Reese Seals, Cade Ebarb and Brodie Shankle.
Stovall went 2-for-3 against Georgia. Harlan hit his second home run of the tournament. Golden also had a hit.
In its other tournament games, Haughton defeated Arkansas 10-0 and North Carolina 6-2 before falling to Florida 15-7.
Stovall and Golden had two hits each against Florida. Turner and Phillips had one each. Shankle had two RBI.
Shankle and Reese Seals combined on a 1-hitter in the win over Arkansas. Shankle didn’t allow a hit and struck out six in three innings. Seals struck out two in one inning of work.
Whitten went 2-for-2 with a home run and two RBI. Phillips had two hits and an RBI. Stovall, Golden, Shankle, Harlan, Ebarb, Wallace and Keith all had one hit.
Harlan went 2-for-3 with a solo home run against North Crolina. Turner and Tolbert had two hits and two RBI each. Phillips had two hits, including a double. Stovall also had a double. Shankle and Ebarb had one hit each.
Whitten started and went five innings, allowing five hits and striking out five. Shankle struck out two in the final inning.
— Russell Hedges, firstname.lastname@example.org