St. John heading to state

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 24, 2000

L’Observateur / July 24, 2000

LAPLACE – Two St. John Parish All-Star teams have advanced to the DizzyDean World Series.

Both the 8-year-old and 9-year-old All-Stars will be playing in the World Series scheduled for July 28 through Aug. 2 in Southhaven, Miss.The 8-year-olds played in the state tournament in Kenner earlier this month. St. John opened the tournament with a 14-4 victory over St.Bernard. The following day, Plaquemine defeated St. John, 7-4. St. Bernardcame back the next day to eliminate St. John, 9-4.The 9-year-olds played at Woodworth for the state tournament. In theopening round, Lakeview edged St. John, 8-5. St. Bernard then eliminatedthe All-Stars, 10-6.

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