All-star tournament kicking off
Published 12:50 pm Thursday, June 22, 2017
By Kevin Eckleberry
LAGRANGE – It’s tournament time.
The Dixie Youth Baseball District 1 tournament will get under way on Friday in Manchester as a host of teams look to take the first step toward a possible World Series title.
Tournaments in two different age groups will be held in Manchester, and they will go through Wednesday.
There are six teams in the 9-10-year-old tournament, and the top two finishers will advance to the state tournament.
There are five teams in the 11-12-year-old tournament, and the top two teams will qualify for the state tournament.
The state winners advance to the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series.
Before teams can think about winning a World Series title, they have to make it through the district stage, and that journey begins today.
Among the participants in the 9-10-year-old tournament are the Troup National and Troup American all-star teams.
The other teams are Schley, Manchester, Thomaston and Marion County.
In the 11-12-year-old tournament, Troup National will be joined by Taylor County, Manchester, Lamar County and Thomaston.
Schley vs. Troup American, 7 p.m.
Taylor County vs. Marion County, 7 p.m.
Thomaston vs. Troup National, 7 p.m.
Troup National vs. Taylor County, 6:30 p.m.
Manchester vs. Lamar County, 6:30 p.m.
Schley-Troup American winner vs. Taylor County-Marion County winner, 10 a.m.
Thomaston-Troup National winner vs. Manchester, 10 a.m.
Schley-Troup American loser vs. Taylor County-Marion County loser, 10 a.m.
Troup National-Taylor County winner vs. Thomaston, 11 a.m.
Troup National-Taylor County loser vs. Manchester-Lamar County loser, 11 a.m.