DeSoto Athletes Bring Home World Series Title as Shreveport Nationals All Star Team

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During the week of July 28 through 30 the Shreveport Nationals 8U All Star Team earned the right to represent the state of Louisiana in the 2019 Dixie World Series following after winning the District Championship in Minden on June 16, and a finalist finish at the July 4-7 Louisiana Dixie Tournament in Ruston. Teams represented in the tournament came from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and the host city of Ruston.

Seven players from the North DeSoto Aces Dixie 8U team, along with five additional teammates from other Shreveport Dixie teams, comprised the Shreveport National 8U All Star Team. Representing DeSoto were Levi Jones, Alex Espinoza, Drake Parker, Tripp Caskey, Easton Jones, Balyn Stewart, and Dax Hamon.

At the 2019 Division I Dixie Youth AA Machine Pitch World Series, the Shreveport Nationals won seven games over the course of four days. They were victorious over teams representing North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Texas and Tennessee.


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