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Coach-Pitch All-Star begins action tonight

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Ian Gatlin and the rest of the Lincoln County seven and eight-year olds Coach-Pitch All-Stars will be in action today at Franklin County tournament in Bude.

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Ian Gatlin and the rest of the Lincoln County seven and eight-year-old Coach-Pitch All-Stars will be in action today at Franklin County tournament in Bude.

The Lincoln County Dixie Youth Baseball AA Coach-Pitch All-Star teams begin playoff action today.

The 8-year-old National and American All-Stars will be in action in Franklin County as they prepare to make their run toward the State Tournament in Iuka, Miss.

The Lincoln County Nationals battles the Franklin County All-Stars at 7:30 p.m. and the Lincoln County Americans entertain the Natchez All-Stars in the opener at 6 p.m. in the Sub-District Six double-elimination tournament.

In the 7-year-old division, the Lincoln Nationals and Americans All-Stars will have to travel southwest down Highway 84 to participate in Natchez’s District Six double-elimination tournament, Friday. They will be looking for their shot to go to state in Laurel.

The Lincoln County Americans kick off the action against the Walthall All-Stars at 6 p.m. The Lincoln County Nationals battle the McComb Americans All-Stars at 6. In both age divisions, the final two teams remaining will advance to the big dance.

Members of the Lincoln County All-Stars are:

Seven year-old Americans:  Mason Orr, John Mark Beasley, Mark Hodges, Braden Livings, Carter Smith, Eli Thornton, Braden Revere, Austin Britt, Taylor Livings, Taylor Myres, Kaleb Bullock, Kane Case. Head Coach:  Nathan Bullock.

Seven year-old Nationals:  Wyatt East, Griffin Smith, Sharp Walker, Warren Wallace, Aiden Dilly, Roland Day, Austin Tanksley, Corbin Ashmore, Gavin Reeves, Mason Smith, Luke Simmons, Brayden Wilson.  Head Coach:  Sha Walker.

Seven & Eight year-old Americans:  Caden Yarborough, Brody Taggart, Brett Jordan, Leyton Waldrop, Aiken Allen, Matt Newman, Gavin Norton, Branden Rurt, Colby Terrell, Zachary Hirsh, Tanner Stokes, Connor Cunningham.  Head Coach:  Tim Cunningham.

Seven & Eight year-old Nationals:  Hayden Adams, Robert Adcock, Ian Gatlin, London Carter, Caleb Smith, Jaden Lea, Easton Sartin, Samuel Evans, Thomas King, Colton Frith, Cayden White, Noah Gatlin. Head Coach:  Gareth Sartin.

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Austin Tanksley and the rest of the Lincoln County seven-year olds Coach-Pitch All-Stars will be in action today in Natchez.

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Austin Tanksley and the rest of the Lincoln County seven-year-old Coach-Pitch All-Stars will be in action today in Natchez.