The Logan 11-12-year-old Little League All-Star Little League baseball team split in its games over the weekend in the state tournament at Bridgeport.
Logan lost 9-3 to Sophia on Friday, then beat Central Greenbrier 20-10 on Saturday. Logan was scheduled to play Fairmont, the District 6 runner-up, on Sunday in a loser’s bracket elimination game.
No score was available.
District 2 was also represented in the tournament by the champion Madison All-Stars, which won 5-4 over Fairmont on Saturday in second-round action after getting a first-round bye. Madison then lost to Jefferson on Sunday.
In other Bracket B games, Fairmont beat Elkins 20-3 on Friday, while Jefferson prevailed 8-2 over Central Greenbrier. Jefferson advanced with a 7-5 second-round win over Sophia on Saturday and then moved on to the state semifinals.
In Bracket A games on Friday, Barboursville won 7-6 over Charleston Central, South Charleston beat Hamsphire 12-10 and Ceredo-Kevona took a 12-2 win over Braxton County.
Barboursville advanced on Saturday with a 5-4 win over Bridgeport and South Charleston moved on with a 10-9 win over C-K.
Barboursville then moved on to the state semifinals with Sunday’s 21-9 win over South Charleston.
Hampshire advanced with a 20-5 win over Braxton County, then were eliminated in an 8-0 loss to host Bridgeport. C-K survived on Sunday with a 5-3 victory over Charleston Central.
* The Man 13-year-old All-Stars finished with a 1-2 showing over the weekend in the Southeast Regionals in Apopka, Fla.
Man, the West Virginia State champs, lost 18-2 to North Carolina last Friday, then advanced with a 25-3 win over Alabama on Saturday. Man was ousted from the tourney with Sunday’s 11-0 shutout loss to Virginia.
Host Florida advanced to the regional championship game with Sunday’s 25-7 win over South Carolina. Florida was set to meet either South Carolina or North Carolina in the finals.
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).