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May 30, 2013
Carencro, Louisiana–The Cajun Classic tournament championship went home with a Louisiana team. Relentless, a team composed of players from St. Landry and Avoyelles Parishes, went undefeated en route to winning the tournament. They knocked off Undrafted Softball of Greenville, Mississippi, 12-6 in the tournament final.
Teams from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama traveled to Pelican Park for the 35th annual event. For most of the day, it looked as if the tournament title would be taken elsewhere along the Gulf Coast. Three of the five Louisiana teams were eliminated by the second round of the double-elimination tournament, while all of the Mississippi teams were still alive entering the final four rounds of play.
The championship game featured was a rematch between Relentless and Undrafted. The two teams met earlier in the day, with Relentless taking a 15-4 victory. The title game was much closer. In fact, Undrafted held a 6-4 lead entering the bottom of the sixth inning. The Relentless bats came alive during that frame, as the squad posted eight runs to take the 12-6 lead. Undrafted managed to put a runner on base during the seventh inning, but they did not score any runs in the frame.
Representing Relentless on the All-Tournament Team are Michael Rebouche, Jack Spinney, Nick Robeau, Janson Faucheaux, and Louis Silva, Jr. Members of the All-Tournament Team from Undrafted are Justin Wade, Justin Ware, Matthew Tassin, and Brady Wuestenhoefer. Representing third-place finisher Slap Shot (Brandon, Mississippi) on the All-Tournament Team are Seth Richards and Zachary Phillips. Jeremy Stokes represented fourth-place finisher Last Call Reloaded (Vicksburg, Mississippi) on the All-Tournament Team.
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