Ascension Giants’ 9-year-old and-under team defeated the Ascension Gators 11-3 May 26 to win the D2 United States of America Amateur Athletes tournament in Baton Rouge.

The team includes Laiten Lessard, Rylan Mayeux, Danny Sears, Cullen Hubbard, Layne Swanson, George Gros, Brody Kernan, Wyatt Ford, Mason Marie, A.J. Weil and Korey Toney, and is coached by Bryan Gros, Jeremy Swanson, Dave Sears, Andy Ford, Len Marie and Trey Weil.