By: Paul AdkinsSports Editor
July 2, 2013
The Man 9-10-year-old Little League All-Stars outlasted Chapmanville 13-11 on Sunday during the second day of the District 2 Tournament at Mullens.
Man evened its record to 1-1 in the tourney. Man had lost 10-7 to Mullens on Saturday.
Chapmanville is also 1-1 after winning 7-4 over Madison on Saturday.
Ryan Cozart pitched for Man and had two hits at the plate. Trey Pancake was Chapmanville’s starting pitcher.
Caleb Blevins was also 2-for-4 with a double for Man. Corey Miller went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Cameron Frye had a bases loaded, three-run triple in the first inning, then scored on an overthrow for the fourth run. Chapmanville had went on top 5-0 after one half inning before Man was able to tie it with a five spot.
The game was then tied 6-6 after three before Chapmanville went up 9-6 with a three-run top of the fourth. Man answered with six runs in the last half of the fourth and one more in the fifth to make it 13-9. Chapmanville scored two in the top of the sixth but it was not enough.
Dillon Vitrals added a hit and two RBI for Man.
Chapmanville’s hitting statistics were unavailable.
In Sunday’s other action, Pineville downed Tug Valley 5-2.
Josh Wilson had a double and scored a run for Tug Valley. Brandon Hanshaw tripled. Justin Hall pitched for TV.
Pineville was led by pitcher Ty Dominic who had three hits, including a double.
Tanner Whitlen doubled, while Brandon Simpson, Jacob Riling, Blake Cornell and Jacob Ellison all singled.
Tug Valley also played Pineville in round robin action on Sunday but no score was available. Tug Valley also played Welch on Saturday.
Tournament play was scheduled to continue on Monday night as Man (1-1) played Madison and Pineville took on Welch.
On Tuesday night at 6 p.m., Chapmanville (1-1) concludes pool play with a game against host Mullens.
The two semifinal games are scheduled to be played on Wednesday night at 6 and 8 p.m.
The two winners meet in the championship game on Friday at 7 p.m. No games are scheduled on the Fourth of July.