BROUSSARD, La – The 12U Lafayette Little League team defeated South Lake Charles 6-5 Monday night to advance to the Little League state championship game.
Lake Charles got on the board first in the top of the first. Riggins Portie hits a sac fly to center to score Jordin Griffin to take the 1-0 lead.
In the bottom of the third, Lafayette’s Landyn Craft lines one to left. Sawyer Watkins comes across to tie it at 1.
A wild pitch in the bottom of the fifth scores Craft to take the 2-1 lead.
The state final is on Wednesday.
Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory threw out the first pitch at the semifinals.
South Lake Charles was coached by former UL Baseball standouts Gunner Leger and Kennon Fontenot.