CHAPMANVILLE — The Logan and Madison 9-10-year-old Little League All-Stars will have a short trip to the upcoming state tournament.
Both will only have to go down the road just a few miles to Chapmanville.
Chapmanville’s Tracy Vickers Field will play host to this year’s state tournament which is scheduled to begin on Friday.
It’s the second year in a row Chapmanville has hosted a state Little League baseball tourney. Last year, Chapmanville played host to the 11-12-year-old state tournament as Madison and Mullens took part.
Logan advanced with last weekend’s 13-2 win over Madison in the District 2 championship game. Chapmanville also hosted the districts. Madison moved on with a win over host Chapmanville and will play in the state tourney as the District 2 runner-up.
Logan has been placed in Pool A of the double-elimination state tourney and will open against the District 4 champion.
The full brackets and schedule have not yet been released.
Madison is in Pool B and will open against the District 3 champion.
In last weekend’s District 2 final, Logan was led by Konner Lowe, who had two doubles and four RBI.
Dawson Maynard had a double and a single and one RBI for Logan, while Trey Brown had a pair of singles and a run batted in. Jarron Glick had a double and two RBI.
Kolton Goldie had a single and one RBI, while Ryan Roberts rapped out a double. Derek Browning and Caden Dotson both singled.
Roberts was the starting and winning pitcher for Logan. He had three strikeouts. Brown and Garrett Williamson both pitched in relief. Williamson had two strikeouts and Brown one.
Logan finished undefeated in District 2 play.
Logan is competing in Little League baseball for the first time since 2009. Logan had been a member of the Cal Ripken League the last five summers.
Braxton County and Summersville have also advanced to play in the state tournament.