13 Sep 2009

CHS Students Advance to National Level in Summer Baseball League

Two Catholic High sophomores, Jacob Labatut and Dylan Schexnaydre, went to the National Playoffs with the Gonzales All Star summer baseball league during the summer. 

Labatut and Schexnaydre played for the Dixie Boys 13-14 year olds Bayou Financial team and were selected to play for the All-Star team.  Their Gonzales team one two games at the state level,  one win came in a 12-inning game.  In the second win at state, the team came back in the last inning, down by four runs, and won by one run and moved on to the national level. 

At the national level, the Gonzales team competed against teams from Florida and Tennessee.

íÍIt was a once in a lifetime opportunity to play with such great people,íñ commented Dylan Schexnaydre, outfielder and DH.

íÍIt was a fun and energetic experience,íñ stated Jacob Labatut, third baseman and DH.