Rayne all-star teams claim championships, move on in tournament play
DOUBLE WIN FOR RAYNE MUSTANG ALL-STARS - Members of both the Rayne Boys Mustang Outlaws (right) and Shockers (left) baseball teams comprised of all-star members of the 2014 Rayne Recreation summer league met in an all-Rayne finale for their South Zone Sectional Tournament, an oddity in all-star action. The Outlaws claimed the championship and the Shockers were awarded the runners-up banner during the championship game played Monday evening in Jennings. Both teams will participate in their super regional tournament this weekend in Erath. Team members and coaches are, Shockers (bright green), first row, from left, Andrew Habetz, Derek Istre, Trevion Hollier, Hudson Suiter, Hudson Reviere, Kaleb Olivier, Adam Reiners; second row, Grant Killmer, Hudson LeBlanc, Garrison Gautreaux, Collin Baptiste, Baylon Leon; back row, coaches Boo LeBlanc, Brian Killmer, Lane Suiter, Toby Richard and Lamar Hollier; Outlaws (gray) first row, Jacob Trahan, Landon Richard, Jason Comeaux, Max Veillon, Landon Miller, Karson Broussard, Caleb Comeaux; second row, Nicholas Vice, Trey Granger, Gavin LaBauve, Reid Dupont, Landon Baptiste; back row, coaches Steve Dupont, Noochie Credeur, Rusty Vice and Keith Broussard. Absent is Chetwin Coleman.
RAYNE GIRLS PINTO GATORS REGIONAL CHAMPS - Members of the Rayne Girls Pinto Gators softball team comprised of all-star members of the 2014 Rayne Recreation summer league claimed the South Zone Coastal Regional Tournament championship over the weekend at the Youngsville Recreation Park. Team members and coaches are, kneeling from left, Ella Guidry and Emily Marks; standing front row, Addison Richard, Madison Boudreaux, Annabeth Savoy, Abigail Richard, Addyson Gautreaux, Graci Alleman, Ani Comeaux, Bailee Royer, Analie Dupuis, Kallie Venable, Gracie Duhon; back row, coaches Shannon Royer, Keith Richard, Eric Boudreaux, Randy Guidry and Derek Richard.
RAYNE BOYS BRONCO RIVALS RUNNERS-UP - Members of the Rayne Boys Bronco Rivals baseball team comprised of all-star members of the 2014 Rayne Recreation summer league fell just short of the champonship crown of their South Zone Sectional Tournament championship over the weekend held in Eunice and were named runners-up, thus qualifying for their super regional tournament this weekend in Youngsville. Team members and coaches are, kneeling from left, William Vice, Tucker Babineaux, Will Arceneaux, Kolby Richard, Kasen Richard, Colyn Daigle; top row, Coach Benjy Babineaux, Lance Martin, Tanner LaGrange, JC Habetz, Peyton Marcantel, Jacob Vice, Sebastian Roche and Coach Sean Richard.
Not pictured is Coach Rusty Vice.
RAYNE BOYS PINTO FROG SOX RUNNERS-UP - Members of the Rayne Boys Pinto Frog Sox baseball team comprised of all-star members of the 2014 Rayne Recreation summer league fell just short of the champonship crown of their South Zone Sectional Tournament championship over the weekend in Eunice and were named runners-up, thus qualifying for their super regional tournament this weekend in Youngsville. Team members and coaches are, kneeling from left, Parker Faust and Kainon Suiter; standing front row, Caiden Meche, John David Dupont, John Ronkartz, Brantly Habetz, Anthony Martin, Noah Meche, Grant Simon, Wayland Jude Meche, Hudson Hollier, Dylan Judice; back row, coaches Randy Judice, Coy Guidry, Jonathon Habetz, Jonathon Hebert and Brian Ronkartz.
By Lisa Soileaux
A number of Rayne all-star teams participated in sectional and regional tournaments as post-season action continues.
The Rayne Girls Pinto League Gators, the lone girls’ team still in action, were named 2014 South Zone Coastal Region Pinto 8U Regional Champions.
During the three-day tournament held in Youngsville, the Gators defeated SLYAA (Opelousas), Kaplan, Kinder, Gonzales, Eunice and Ville Platte for the regional crown.
The Gators will now prepare for their Zone National Tournament slated the last week in July in Youngsville.
In boys’ all-star action, both Pinto teams traveled to their sectional tournament held in Eunice over the weekend. The Bombers were 2-2 on the weekend and finished with a fourth place ranking. The Frog Sox were awarded the runner-up banner Monday evening when they met the Eunice All-Stars. The Frog Sox will represent the City of Rayne this weekend during their Super Regionals slated in Youngsville.
Both mustang league all-star teams qualified for their super regional with big wins over the weekend in Jennings. The sectional tournament saw an all-Rayne finale Monday evening when the Shockers and Outlaws met in the championship game, an oddity in all-star play. The Outlaws claimed a first place win over the Shockers with both teams slated for Erath this weekend during their Super Regional Tournament.
The Bronco Rivals All-Stars also traveled to Eunice for their sectional tournament over the weekend. In Monday’s finale, the Rivals were awarded the runner-up banner as they fell just short to the host team. With a top-two finish, the Rivals will now travel to Youngsville this weekend for their Super Regional Tournament.