Minden Press-Herald

Oct 01st

Minden Continentals to play for AA State Title

PINEVILLE —The Minden Continentals AA All-Stars have a very successful run through the AA State Tournament in Pineville.

The Continentals are undefeated in the tourney and will play for the AA State Championship today at the Minden Recreation Complex.

Because of bad weather in Pineville, the State Title game was moved to 6 p.m. tonight at the Rec. The Continentals will play the winner of the Shreveport Americans and Shreveport Nationals.

Earlier in the tournament, the Continentals beat St. Mary Central 9-8 and then won two games on Friday. Minden rolled past Morehouse, 13-1 and then shut out Mamou, 19-0.

Saturday, they beat Jena, 19-4 and Vernon Central, 15-0, which clinched first place in their pool.

Saturday started first round of bracket play for championship, and Minden topped Ville Platte, 14-3. On Sunday morning Minden played took on the Shreveport Nationals and won 18-5.

The Continentals have also clinched a spot in the AA World Series that will be held in Searcy, Arkansas July 20-24.






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