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All-Star Players Announced In Upcoming Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Tournament July 13-14 in Sulphur

Organizers of the "Battle on the Bayou" softball tournament, a matchup between the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) and Olympic Gold medalist Jennie Finch-Daigle and a team of all-stars, recently announced the all-star team lineup. Players include:

Jennie Finch Daigle - Softball Player - Former Pitcher & 1st Baseman - two-time Olympic medalist - Team USA, NPF Chicago Bandits, University of Arizona
Casey Daigle -Major League Baseball Player - Former Pitcher - Arizona Diamondbacks, Houston Astros
Crystl Bustos - Softball Player - Former 3rd Baseman - three-time Olympic Gold medalist - Team USA, NPF Akron Racers
Mackenzie Vandergeest - Softball Player - Former Catcher - Team USA, NPF Chicago Bandits, Rockford Thunder, Akron Racers, University of Arizona
Toni Mascarenas - Softball Player - Former Infielder - Team USA, NPF Arizona Heat, University of Arizona
Pat Rapp - Major League Baseball Player - Former Pitcher - San Francisco Giants, Florida Marlins, Kansas City Royals, Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, Anaheim Angels
John Thompson - Major League Baseball Player - Former Pitcher - Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals
Randy Roach - Mayor of Lake Charles, Louisiana
Les Farnum - President, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
Casey Martin - PRCA Steer Wrestler
Spud Devall - PRCA Steer Wrestler
Nate Livings - NFL Player - Current Offensive Guard - Dallas Cowboys
Buford Jordan - NFL Player - Former Running Back - New Orleans Saints
Kevin Mench - Major League Baseball Player - Former Outfielder - Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, Hanshin Tigers, Washington Nationals
Chris Duncan - Mayor of Sulphur, Louisiana
Coach Doug Gehrig - Owner of Calcasieu Parish McDonald's locations
Coach Billy Navarre - Owner of Billy Navarre Chevrolet Cadillac

The tournament will be held July 13-14 at McMurry Park in Sulphur, with game events beginning each night at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased online at, all Calcasieu Parish McDonald's locations, both locations of Dynamic Dimensions Fitness Centers, and Sulphur City Hall. The Jennie Finch Softball Camp will also be held in conjunction with the tournament and more information can be found at

Game sponsors are McDonald's and Billy Navarre Chevrolet Cadillac. For more information, please call (337) 527-4241 or visit!/BattleOnTheBayou.