Pete’s wins Dixie Boys title
Pete’s Interiors captured the Lincoln County Dixie Boys BaseballLeague Tournament Title with a 2-0 win over 51 Firestone atExchange Club Park’s American Legion Field Thursday night.
Pete’s Interiors broke a 0-0 tied in the bottom of the secondwith 2 runs and held off 51 Firestone for the victory.
Cullen Greer of Pete’s Interiors doubled and singled to scoreboth runs for the winners. Alex Smith doubled followed by QuentinMunn with a single.
“It was a good ball game,” said Pete’s Interiors coach DustinShelton after the win. “Both pitchers did well. We battled thewhole game. Josh (Smith) pitched a good game for us.”
Josh Smith (8Ks, 2Bbs) was the winning pitcher. Brice Roberts(7Ks, 4Bbs) absorbed the loss.
Leading 51 Firestone with a single were Landon Nettles andTucker Smith.
“We played a good game,” said 51 Firestone coach Kelly Allred.”The boys did a good job this season. We fought hard. We foughtback from being 7th to 2nd place.”
Following the game, the 13 and 14-year-old all-stars wereannounced.
Selected to the 13s team were Landon Nix, Landon Nelson, BriceRoberts, Andrew Culver, Les Parker, Kaleb Skinner, Trey Chassion,Sam Bivens, Brady Wilson, Zack Smith, Jeremy Burns, Dylan Watts andBlake Burns. The coaches are Dustin Shelton, Jason Wilson and RyanWallace.
The 13s travel to Laurel and the 14s visit Kosciusko.
The 14s all-stars include Dillon Smith, Logan Smith, Jacob Lea,Jeremy Laird, Seth Porter, Sawyer Evans, Brenden Brister, BraxtonFoster, Houston Case, Josh Smith, Tyler Ham, Alex Smith and DustyParks.
Kevin Smith and Kelly Allred serve as the 14s coaches.