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East Ascension Baseball Preview 2018

Front Row: (L-R) Daniel Decoteau, Carter Gautreau, Kagen Wheat, Blake Peterson, Tyler Achord, Logan Daigle, Grant Griffin
Middle Row: (L-R) Chad Kennedy, Steven Alexander, Joel Schexnaydre, Blaise Foote, Cameron Shexnaildre, Beau Landry, Cameron Gautreaux
Back Row: (L-R) Preston Thrash, Christian Garner, Garrett Leeper, Trey Williams, Gabe Conerly, Carson Dabadie, Jason Wakefield


2018 Varsity Baseball Roster

No. Player Gr. Pos.

1 Joel Schexnaydre Jr. OF

2 Grant Griffin Jr. INF/OF

3 Preston Thrash Sr. INF

4 Cameron Shexnaildre Sr. C/INF

6 Christian Garner Jr. P

7 Jason Wakefield Jr. INF

8 Carson Dabadie Sr. OF

9 Cameron Gautreaux Sr. OF

10 Beau Landry Jr. OF

11 Chad Kennedy Sr. INF

12 Kagen Wheat Sr. INF

13 Trey Williams Jr. 1B

14 Garrett Leeper Jr. INF

17 Blake Peterson So. INF

18 Tyler Achord Jr. OF

20 Gabe Conerly Jr. 1B

22 Steven Alexander Jr. C

23 Daniel Decoteau So. OF

24 Carter Gautreau Jr. INF

27 Blaise Foote Jr. Inf

30 Logan Daigle So. INF

Head Coach:

Kade Keowen


Alex Gremillion

Andy Fontenot

Bo Myers

Shane Trosclair

Hayden Finley

Mike Stafford


2018 Varsity Baseball Schedule

Day Date Opponent Location Time

Tues. 2/20 Live Oak Home 6:00

Thurs. 2/22 Hahnville Home 6:30

Fri. 2/23 Destrehan Home 6:00

Sat. 2/24 U-High Home 10:00

Sat. 2/24 Holy Cross Home 5:30

Tues. 2/27 Assumption Nicholls 6:00

Thurs. 3/1 Parkway Neville 4:00

Fri. 3/2 Ruston Ruston 4:30

Sat. 3/3 Haughton Sterlington 10:00

Sat. 3/3 Capt. Shreve Sterlington 12:30

Tues. 3/6 Parkview Baptist Home 6:00

Thurs. 3/8 Northshore Home 6:30

Fri. 3/9 Brother Martin Home 6:30

Sat. 3/10 Sam Houston Home 10:00

Sat. 3/10 Shaw Home 3:00

Tues. 3/13 Central Away 6:30

Thurs. 3/15 Eunice Eunice 6:00

Fri. 3/16 Notre Dame Eunice 4:00

Sat. 3/17 Loreauville Youngsville 10:00

Tues. 3/20 Denham Springs Home 6:00

Wed. 3/21 Scotlandville Home 6:00

Fri. 3/23 Thibodaux Away 6:00

Tues. 3/27 Dutchtown Away 6:00

Thurs. 3/29 Dutchtown Home 6:00

Mon. 4/2 Westgate Away 6:00

Thurs. 4/5 Broadmoor (DH) Home 4:00

Sat. 4/7 Catholic Away 1:00

Tues. 4/10 Catholic Home 6:00

Sat. 4/14 McKinley (DH) Home 2:00

Tues. 4/17 St. Amant Away 6:00

Thurs. 4/19 St. Amant Home 6:00


Stephen Richardson Tourney (2/22-24)

Trey Altick Tourney (3/1-3)

Jay Patterson Shoot Out (3/8-10)

Ascension Episcopal Tourney (3/15-17)


612 E. Worthey Road

Gonzales, LA 70737

District: 5-5A.

Mascot: Spartans.

School Colors: Royal Blue and Yellow.

Home Field: Johnny Ambeau Park.

Head coach: Kade Keowen (1st year).

2017 record: 17-18 overall, 5-5 district, 0-1 state playoffs.

Last time in the playoffs: 2017 (Lost to New Iberia 2-1 in the Bidistrict round).

Previous School State Championship Years: 2003

Key Losses: Reese Hebert, Noah Fontenot, Ryan Williams.

Key Returning Players: Preston Thrash, Cameron Shexnaildre, Joel Schexnaydre.

Did you know: Kade Keowen takes over as the new skipper of the Spartans succeeding Britt Waguespack who guided EA to a 46-50 record in 4 seasons. Keowen comes to EA after serving as an assistant coach at LSU-Eunice. The Spartans last playoff win came in 2014 over Comeaux 3-2 in the bidistrict round. East Ascension opens district play on March 27th at Dutchtown.