Local boys represent Louisiana at the Jr. All-American Games

Dillon Braxton, right, of Natchitoches, is center fielder for his team.

Three local boys represented Louisiana this past weekend at the Jr. All-American games in West Palm Beach, Fla. Dillon Braxton, Jackson Hebert and Rhett Oncale participated in the games for Louisiana, which were at the MLB Spring Training Sites of the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals. Braxton is from Natchitoches while Hebert and Oncale are from the Thibodaux area. Braxton is also an All-Tournament Team honoree and will play in Nationals at the end of the year. The boys represented the state and were part of a team coached by former MLB player Esix Snead.

Published Jan. 23-24, 2021