Dallas County All-Stars end season at Dixie World Series

Published 5:46 pm Sunday, August 15, 2021

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The Dallas County 11-12-year-old All-Star Baseball completed its historic run in the Dixie Youth World Series.

The All-Star squad won three of five games, finishing in the Top five.

The Dallas County squad beat Laurel-Jones County 12-0 and Mississippi 15-3 and knocked off Tennessee 7-4. South Carolina beat the All-Stars 10-2 and Tennessee avenged its loss with a 8-7  victory.

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The All-Stars became the first 11-12-year-old team to win a state championship from Dallas County. The All-Stars went 4-1 and advanced to the World Series.

Omari Smith, Qmarion Pernell, Venetris Eaton, Rhett Thomas, Alexander Johnson, Jack Cobb, Travis Jones, Thomas Clay Atchison, Taylon Sigler, Clifton Smith, Ryall King and Wallis Gilmore are the players. Lyn Britt is the manager, Tommy Atchison and Kay Jones are the coaches. 

“We’ve known these kids since they were five years old, played with them, played against them, they meshed together, it was fun,” Tommy Atchison said. “We could’ve won it all.”