East Feliciana All-Stars finish second in district tourney _lowres

Advocate photo by KRISTI LYNCH -- The East Feliciana All-Stars finished as runner-ups in a district tournament held in Amite June 11-15. The team, kneeling, from left, includes Caden Huegler, Ryan Gayle, Aidan Lynch, Ethan Dawson, Drew Payne, Preston Redmond and Nicholas Duncan; standing, John Barley Dawson, Jack Gilkison, Weston Sims, Cameron Texada and Braxton Hill; and back row, coaches Michael Payne, Wesley Texada and Brian Sims.

The East Feliciana All-Stars 8-and-younger baseball team took home the second-place trophy and a plaque after competing in a district tournament June 11-14 in Amite.

Teams from various age brackets representing the Amite, Kentwood and St. Francisville areas participated in the double elimination tournament.

The team’s coaches and players represent communities throughout East Feliciana Parish and are competing in a state tournament June 25-28 in Kenner.