Franklinton’s McKenzie is an all-star

Published 1:14 pm Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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Franklinton’s Jordan McKenzie isn’t finished playing high school baseball yet.

The senior is an all-star.

McKenzie, who is a University of New Orleans signee, has been selected to play in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association/Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Games.

This season, McKenzie went 8-3 and pitched to a 1.29 ERA and an 0.87 WHIP. McKenzie allowed 11 earned runs on 24 hits with 91 strikeouts and 28 walks over 59-2/3 innings.

At the plate, McKenzie hit .430 with two home runs, 26 runs batted in and 42 runs scored. McKenzie doubled five times and he struck out just five times in 86 at-bats.

The games will take place on Friday and Saturday at Louisiana College in Pineville. Friday’s game will start at 7 p.m., while Saturday’s contest will begin at 1 p.m. Both games are nine innings.