Berwick High School

Former Berwick High School standout Josh Carver signed on as a preferred walk-on with Southeastern University in Hammond. He held a signing ceremony at Berwick High School Wednesday. Seated, from left, are Leah Carver, mother; Carver; and sisters, Sydney Carver and Makaylin Carver. Standing, from left, are Richard Donovan, stepdad; Sally Delenia Rock, grandmother; David Rock, grandfather; and Elaine Landry, nanny. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Berwick's Carver headed to Southeastern as a preferred walk-on

Berwick’s standout athlete Josh Carver can ball.

The Berwick High School baseball team celebrates after receiving its Class 3A state championship trophy Saturday. The Panthers defeated Iota, 7-2, for the state championship at McMurry Park in Sulphur. It is Berwick's first state baseball title since 1978. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School senior Kyle Boudreaux throws to first base after getting the first out of a double play during Saturday's victory against Iota. Berwick played error-free defense. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School head baseball coach Brandon Bravata receives the game ball and 3A playoff bracket following Berwick's state championship win. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School junior pitcher Mitchell Sanford is awarded the Allstate Sugar Bowl Class 3A Outstanding Player award for his performance in Saturday's title game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick junior third baseman Brett Williams tags an Iota baserunner out at third base after receiving a throw from senior catcher Lucas Hatch. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School's Mitchell Sanford, left, congratulates teammate Kyle Boudreaux during the team's 8-6 upset victory against top-ranked Sterlington in 3A semifinal action Thursday at McMurry Park in Sulphur. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

One final look at Berwick's state championship run

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Berwick High School's six senior baseball players graduated on Field 41 at McMurry Park Thursday in Sulphur prior to the team's Class 3A semifinal contest against top-seed Sterlington. The Panthers' seniors graduated away from home because the school's graduation was held the same day as the 3A semifinals. Graduates, from left, are Lucas Hatch, Kyle Pitre, Patrick Robertson, Kyle Boudreaux, Reid Wiley and Denver Jenkins. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Seth Canty, left, and Shayne Berger celebrate following No. 4 Berwick High School's 8-6 upset victory of No. 1 Sterlington in one Class 3A semifinal Thursday at McMurry Park in Sulphur. Berwick will play for the Class 3A title Saturday against No. 3 Iota, which defeated No. 2 Brusly, 3-0, in the other 3A semifinal Thursday. Berwick and Iota will square off Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on Field 40 at McMurry Park. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School's Kyle Pitre pitches during the Panthers' semifinal contest against Sterlington Thursday at McMurry Park in Sulphur. Berwick, Class 3A's fourth-ranked seed, upset top-ranked Sterlington, 8-6, to advance to the school's first state baseball title game since 1994. The Panthers last won a baseball title in 1978. Berwick will face No. 3 Iota Saturday in the 3A title game on Field 40 at McMurry Park. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Graduate-level play: No. 4 Berwick holds off top-ranked Sterlington, 8-6, to advance to 3A title game

After watching Berwick High School’s six seniors graduate on the field prior to the team’s Class 3A semifinal contest against top-ranked Sterlington Thursday at McMurry Park, the fourth-ranked Pant

By Friday morning, Gina and Patrick Wiley will have seen sons Cameron, second from left, and Reid receive their high school diplomas as they played in the Louisiana 3A baseball playoffs in successive years. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Wiley)

Diplomas on the Diamond: 2nd Wiley will follow brother's footsteps and graduate on the baseball diamond

Gina and Patrick Wiley will be the parents of two Berwick High School graduates by late Thursday night, but neither the parents nor their sons actually will have attended the younger Wileys’ gradua

Berwick High School's Brett Williams prepares to throw to first base during game 1 of the Panthers' quarterfinal series with Eunice Friday. Berwick, Class 3A's No. 4 seed, will continue postseason play Thursday when it takes the field to meet top seed Sterlington in Class 3A semifinal action. Look for a story in print Thursday and at later Wednesday about the success of the Panthers' pitching staff this season. (The Daily Review/Mico Aloisio)

Berwick looking for more this year as it returns to Sulphur

The Berwick High School baseball team is back at the position where last season ended, and this time, they are looking to finish the season on a positive note.



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