Times – Captain Shreve may be Able to get past Airline

When it comes to thinking through strategy for his baseball games, Captain Shreve’s Travis Able has an edge on his competition – scoring a 31 on the ACT does that for you.

“Just knowing the game. If you know the game of baseball, you can play the game of baseball,” said Able, who plans to attend Louisiana Tech in the fall and major in psychology. “That’s all it is. Luckily, I have the God-given stuff to do it.”

Tuesday’s game in the opening round of the LHSAA Class 5A state baseball playoffs pits the Gators (15-18) against Airline (18-14) at 6 p.m. at Airline. The league rivals split their regular season series with Shreve winning the first one 9-4.

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