Youth baseball: Bossier, Haughton win openers in 10-under AAA District 4 tournament


The Bossier and Haughton All-Stars opened play with victories in the Dixie Youth AAA 10-under District 4 tournament on Thursday at Shreveport’s Dixie complex.

Bossier defeated the Shreveport Americans 17-1. Haughton downed DeSoto 16-11.

Bossier pitchers Cooper Mason, Brock Jordan and Silas Endris combined on a no-hitter, head coach Matt Gaydos said. Austin Smith went 2-for-3 with three RBI. Jordan also had a hit and three RBI.

Bossier was scheduled to play Union Friday evening in a second-round game beginning at 5:30. Haughton was scheduled to play Springhill at 7:30. The double-elimination tournament runs through Tuesday. The district champion advances to the North Regional Tournament July 13-17 in Shreveport. The runner-up advances to the South Regional tournament in Vidalia.

Other members of the Bossier All-Stars are Brady Gaydos, Ayden Hawn, Kirby Haskins, Jax Thomson, Hunter Schneider, Caeden Alexander, Jack Henry Smith and Brayden Spears.

Assistant coaches are Joe Schneider, Kelly Haskins and Jason Mason.

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— Staff Reports