Tuesday, July 13, 2010

2 Washington County youth baseball teams make history

GREENVILLE — The 12 and under and 10 and under Washington County Dixie Youth baseball teams always wanted to be know what it felt like to be No. 1.
Now they know.
The 12 and under squad rallied back from a 5-0 deficit Monday night against Indinaola in the North Regional final to come away with a 10-6 victory.
It way as a day of a lot of first. They won their first regional, they got their first No.1 seed, and the sweetest of all — they’re headed to the state tournament in Pascagoula this weekend for the first time.
The 10 and under team also made history Monday by earning their first No.1 seed in the regional tournament, which will be held this weekend in Cleveland. They defeated Belzoni Monday 17-7 in Cleveland.
“I would tike to credit Nathaniel Boyd, Johnny Thomas, and Joel Wells for all of their hard work and keeping the kids in line,” said coach D’Andre Williams.

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