Area teams set to play in 11-12 all-star tourney


MADISON — The brackets have been announced for next week’s 11-12-year-old District 2 Little League Baseball Tournament at the Madison Little League Field.

The tourney runs July 6-15 and features 10 area teams, including four from Logan County, in two pools.

Each team is scheduled to play four pool play games.

In Pool A is Logan, Chapmanville, Madison, Man and Wharton-Barrett.

In Pool B is Omar, Pineville, Welch, Tug Valley and Mullens.

Logan is making its return to Little League Baseball after spending the last five years in the Cal Ripken League.

Back in 2009 in Logan’s last go-round in Little League Baseball, the team won the District 2 championship and advanced to the state tourney where it was a state semifinalist.

The tournament is scheduled to conclude on July 15 with the District 2 championship game. Both the winner and runner-up advance to the upcoming 11-12 Little League State Tournament which is scheduled to be played this year at Petersburg.

The District 2 tourney is scheduled to get under way on Monday, July 6 as Logan takes on Chapmanville at 6 p.m. and Omar battles against Pineville at 8 p.m.

Then on Tuesday, July 7, Welch plays Tug Valley at 6 p.m. and Man takes on Madison at 8.

On Wednesday, July 8, Logan squares off with Wharton-Barrett at 6 p.m. and Mullens battles with Omar at 8.

Two more games are set for Thursday, July 9 as Welch plays Pineville at 6 p.m. and Chapmanville takes on homestanding Madison at 8.

Then on Friday, July 10, two more games are on tap as Man plays Wharton-Barrett at 6 p.m. and Tug Valley squares off against Mullens at 8.

Four games are set to be played on Saturday, July 11, beginning with the Omar-Welch game at 9 a.m. Then at 11 a.m., Logan battles it out with Madison. At 1 p.m., Chapmanville plays Man. Then at 3 p.m., Tug Valley takes on Pineville.

The tournament continues on Sunday, July 12 with four more games. Mullens plays Pineville at 9 a.m. and Chapmanville takes on Wharton-Barrett at 11 o’clock. The 1 p.m. game has Logan and Man squaring off. Then at 3 p.m., Tug Valley plays Omar.

Two more contests are on tap for Monday, July 13 as Mullens plays Welch at 6 p.m. and Madison squares off with Wharton-Barrett at 8.

Then on Tuesday, July 14 two semifinal games are set to be played at 6 and 8.

The championship game is set for Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m.

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