MADISON — It took nearly four hours but the Logan 11-12-year-old All-Stars were able to get past Wharton-Barrett 16-7 on Wednesday night in the District 2 Little League baseball tournament at the Madison Little League Field.
The game was delayed an hour and 45 minutes due to rain at the end of one inning of play.
Logan, which improved to 1-1 in pool play, pounded out 15 hits in the win.
Chad Burnette, Logan’s leadoff second baseman, was 3-for-4 with two doubles and one RBI. Jared Burnette was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and two RBI, while Norman Kennedy was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
Jason Frye came off the bench to go 2-for-2 at the plate with a double and one RBI.
Cameron Brown added a double, while Hunter Goldie had a single. Korbin Bostic had a two-run single. Corey Townsend and Jackson Akers each had a hit and an RBI. Aiden Martin also singled.
Alyssa Simpson had a two-run single for Wharton-Barrett (0-1). Andrew Harless, Slate Adams and Caleb McGwire all had singles.
Brown was the starting pitcher for Logan. He went 1.2 innings and allowed three runs on one hit with four strikeouts and four walks in a no-decision.
Jared Burnette then pitched two innings of scoreless relief, fanning six and walking three and was credited with the win. Chad Burnette and Kennedy also pitched in relief.
Wharton-Barrett took a 3-0 lead after two innings of play.
Logan struck back to score two runs in the top of the third. Chad Burnette drove in one with an RBI double. Jared Burnette also knocked in one run with a sacrifice fly to left field.
Logan then pushed five runs across the dish in the top of the fourth inning to take the lead for good at 7-3. Bostic’s two-run single put Logan ahead 4-3. Jared Burnette also had an RBI double during the frame as Logan sent nine batters to the plate.
Then in the fifth inning, Logan sent 11 batters to the plate and scored six more runs to grab a 13-3 lead. Bostic had an RBI double in the outburst.
Wharton-Barrett plated four runs in the bottom of the fifth to keep the game alive, making it 13-7.
Logan then scored three in the sixth and got WB out in the last half of the inning to end the game.
McGwire started for WB and was the losing pitcher. He fanned six over three innings but allowed five runs on seven hits with one walk and one hit batter. Adams, Harless and Morgan Weaver pitched in relief.
Logan had opened with Monday’s 10-5 loss to Chapmanville.
MADISON — The Omar 11-12-year-old All-Stars dropped to 0-2 in pool play in the District 2 Little League baseball tourney with Wednesday night’s 16-0 loss to Mullens at the Madison Little League Field.
Omar had opened with Monday night’s 19-1 defeat to Pineville.
Logan Miller had two triples and a single to lead the Mullens bats. Josh Seaton had a triple and a double and Nate Hurley also had an extra base hit with a triple.
Miller was also the starting and winning pitcher, finishing the game with six strikeouts.
Mullens is 1-0 in the tourney.
9-10 state tourney
The Logan 9-10-year-old All-Star Little League baseball team is scheduled to begin state tournament play on Friday at 1 p.m. as Logan is slated to take on Shady Spring at Chapmanville’s Tracy Vickers Field.
Logan is also scheduled to have pool play games on Saturday and Sunday.
All state Little League teams were treated to a picnic and Opening Ceremonies on Thursday night.
District 2 Little League
Monday, July 6 results:
Chapmanville 10, Logan 5
Pineville 19, Omar 1
Tuesday, July 7 results:
Man 8, Madison 4
Tug Valley 12, Welch 1
Wednesday, July 8 games:
Logan 16, Wharton-Barrett 7
Mullens 16, Omar 0
Thursday, July 9 games:
Welch vs. Pineville, late.
Chapmanville vs. Madison, late.
Friday, July 10 games:
Man vs. Wharton-Barrett, 6 p.m.
Tug Valley vs. Mullens, 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 11 games:
Omar vs. Welch, 9 a.m.
Logan vs. Madison, 11 a.m.
Chapmanville vs. Man, 1 p.m.
Tug Valley vs. Pineville, 3 p.m.
Sunday, July 12 games:
Mullens vs. Pineville, 9 a.m.
Chapmanville vs. Wharton-Barrett, 11 a.m.
Logan vs. Man, 1 p.m.
Omar vs. Tug Valley, 3 p.m.
Monday, July 13 games:
Mullens vs. Welch, 6 p.m.
Madison vs. Wharton-Barrett, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 14 games:
Semifinals, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 15 game:
District 2 championship game, 7 p.m.