Selma’s 14-year-old All-Stars play Monday night; 13s are eliminated

Published 8:32 pm Sunday, June 28, 2009

Selma’s 14-year-old Dixie Baseball All-stars must beat Middlebrook twice starting at 5 p.m. Monday to win the District 4 title at the Selma Softball Complex and advance to the substate tournament.

Millbrook defeated Holtville 5-3 Sunday to advance to Monday’s game as the undefeated team. Holtville was eliminated with the loss.

Selma lost to Millbrook 2-1 in Saturday’s action.

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ln the 13-year-old District 4 tournament, Selma was eliminated when Millbrook squeaked by for a 7-6 victory and Selma’s second tournament loss.

The Millbrook victory set up a Millbrook-Prattville matchup beginning at 5 p.m. today for the district title. Prattville must win two games to claim the crown.

Hillbrook used a five-hit, five-run sixth inning to tie the score. Then Daniel Crews singled in the winning run with two outs in the top of the seventh inning. Selma left one runner stranded in the seventh inning.

The leading hitters for Selma were Michael Peterson with a single and a triple, Letarious Wright and Mark Black with two singles each, Adam Bruno with a double, and Chris Raymond, Sammarkus Jones and Jammarkus Barrett with one single each.