The Man and Logan 11-12 year-old Little League All-Stars posted opening round wins on Saturday in the District 2 Tournament at Logan’s Paul Hale Field while Chapmanville fell.
Man won 2-0 over Tug Valley, while Logan mercied Welch 22-0 and Chapmaville lost 2-0 to Madison.
In the Man-Tug Valley game, Jack Thomas tossed a two-hit shutout and Colton Miller got two hits and knocked in both runs in the Man victory.
Jacob Miller added two hits for Man and Andrew Gore had a single.
Thomas got the win and fanned five Tug Valley hitters while Justin Hall sufffered the loss for TV.
Jayden Brumfield and Andrew Cozart scored runs for Man. Connor Lackey and Paul Priest had Tug Valley two hits.
In Game Two, Logan routed Welch in just four innings as the mercy rule came in effect.
Logan scored 10 runs in the first inning and never looked back in the lopsided affair.
Garrett Williamson picked the the win with a one-hit shutout and fanned four Welch batters while Konner Lowe and Korbin Bostic blasted two-run homers.
Jake Ramey went 2-for-5 for Logan and had five RBI to lead the Logan hitting attack. Burnette went 3-for-4 with three RBI while Carson Kirk went 2-for-2 and scored four runs.
Trey Brown was 2-for-2 with two RBI, while Lowe was 1-for-3 with a homer and Bostic was 1-for-2 with a homer. Jared Burdette, Williamson and Jarron Glick added one hit each in the win and Kolton Goldie had two runs knocked in as well.
In Game Three in the nightcap, Chapmanville and Madison were scoreless until the top of the fourth inning when Trenton Short and Cooper Martin hit back-to-back homers for Madison off Chapmanville starter Evan Plumley.
That proved to be the only runs of the game as Madison came away with the 2-0 victory.
Madison pitcher Alex Epling got the win while Plumley suffered the loss.
Madison had five hits — two each by Short and Martin and one hit by Brady Chricio. Chapmanville had just two hits — one each by Brady Dalton and Scout Adams.
Chapmanville had runners on second and third in both the fifth and sixth innings but could not get the clutch hit as they fell to the Madison All-Stars.
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).