For additional information, contact:
Shelley Johnson, executive director
Kaylen Fletcher, public relations manager
Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952

LHSAA Baseball State Championships 
Coming to Sulphur Bringing All Seven Classes

LAKE CHARLES, La. (May 14, 2014)-The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Baseball State Championships tournament will be held in Sulphur at McMurry Park Thursday-Saturday, May 15-17. This is the first time that all seven classes will be competing in one location to earn championship titles.

"Sulphur Parks and Recreation is honored to host the Class 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A, B and C LHSAA Baseball Championships at McMurry Park," said Norman Farr, director of Sulphur Parks and Recreation. "Southwest Louisiana will be rolling out a warm welcome for our special Championship Series Guests."

"We are extremely fortunate to have secured a great venue like McMurry Park, which has top-notch facilities and gracious staff members to host our student athletes, coaches and fans for the weekend of some of the best high school baseball Louisiana has to offer," said Kenny Henderson, LHSAA Executive Director.

The semi-finals will kick off at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 15; noon on Friday, May 16; and the finals will begin at noon on Saturday, May 17. Admission is $10 per day per person. State Farm is the title sponsor. For more information, contact the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau at (337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-SWLA, or visit