Man, C-ville advance in 11-12 tourney


Man 11-12 All-Star Corey Miller rips the game-winning hit on Saturday in Madison as Man beat Chapmanville.

Man’s Ryan Cozart scores the winning run against Chapmanville.

Man’s Caleb Blevins hits a home run against Chapmanville.

Man’s Corey Miller delivers a pitch.

Chapmanville’s Hunter Lambert slides in safely with a double.

J.D. Ferrell races home for a run.

Chapmanville’s J.D. Ferrell slides in safely for a run against Man.

Man’s Ryan Cozart tags out J.D. Ferrell.

Chapmanville’s Tyson Thompson rips a home run.

MADISON — The Man and Chapmanville 11-12-year-old Little League All-Stars hope to meet again.

If both teams are able to win their District 2 semifinal games on Tuesday night, they would have a rematch in Wednesday’s championship game in Madison.

Man (3-1) is slated to take on Pineville (3-1) in Tuesday night’s first district semifinal baseball game at 6 p.m. at the Madison Little League Field.

Chapmanville (3-1) will then take on Mullens (3-0) in Tuesday’s second semifinal at 8 p.m.

The two winners are set to square off in Wednesday’s district final at 7 p.m. Both teams will then advance to the upcoming State Little League Tournament, which is scheduled to be played later this month in Petersburg.

Man and Chapmanville just played this past Saturday as Man pulled out a thrilling 5-4 victory. Corey Miller had the game-winning hit to score Ryan Cozart in the sixth inning.

Chapmanville won 13-2 over Wharton-Barrett on Sunday. Tyson Thompson, Evan Plumley and Braxton Manns all hit homers for Chapmanville.

Man was beaten by Logan 6-3 on Sunday as Logan’s Cameron Brown struck out 10 batters and notched a complete game win. Korbin Bostic and Jason Frye hit home runs for Logan, which closed out with a 2-2 mark.

In another District 2 tourney game on Sunday in Madison, Tug Valley rallied to beat winless Omar 6-5.

Alex Vance hit a three-run, inside-the-park home rn for Tug Valley to give TV the lead at 6-5. John Wilson slammed a solo homer for Tug.

Brandon Webb pitched for Omar (0-4). Tug finished with a 2-2 record in the tournament.

* In Saturday’s District 2 pool play games: Welch defeated winless Omar in a 11-10 nail-biter; host Madison rolled over Logan 11-5; Man downed county rival Chapmanville 5-4 to stay unbeaten; and Tug Valley lost 8-4 to Pineville.

In the Man-Chapmanville game, Man scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 4-all tie to win it.

Caleb Blevins had a homer for Man. Ryan Cozart singled. Corey Miller was Man’s starting pitcher. Man took advantage of seven walks and three hit batters issued by Chapmanville pitchers.

The win improved Man to 3-0 and put the team in first place in the Pool A standings. Chapmanville fell to 2-1.

Tyson Thompson had a home run for Chapmanville. Isaac Dixon, Trey Pancake and Hunter Lambert all doubled. Dixon was Chapmanville’s starting pitcher.

In the Madison-Logan game, Madison broke a 4-all tie, by batting around and scoring seven runs in the third inning.

Trent Short had a homer and a double for Madison (1-2). Evan Sayre had a triple and Kobe Abbott and Corey Cooper each singled. Madison took advantage of five walks and three hit batters by Logan pitchers.

Jason Frye and Cameron Brown had home runs for Logan. Chad Burnette had a pair of singles. Frye was Logan’s starting pitcher.

In Saturday’s, Welch-Omar game, Omar led 7-1 after three innings of play before Welch scored four in the fourth, five in the fifth and one more in the sixth inning to win.

Omar had only one hit the entire game — a single by Gage Justice — but were active on the basepaths as Omar drew 15 walks and also had a hit batter by Welch pitchers.

Kaleb Hagerman had a double for Welch. Jimmy Moore rapped a pair of singles, while Brady Marrs also had a hit.

Welch (1-2) drew four walks and got on base after several Omar errors. Omar dropped to 0-3 in pool play.

Last Friday, Tug Valley lost 19-4 to Mullens. It was 1-1 after two innings before the Mullens All-Stars were able to plate four runs in the third, eight in the fourth and four more runs in the fifth inning.

The game was stopped after five due to the 10-run mercy rule.

Mullens (2-0) was led at the plate by Matt Caldwell, who ripped a couple of doubles. Logan Miller, the starting and winning pitcher, also had a two-bagger. Mullens drew 10 walks by Tug Valley pitchers and also had a hit batter.

Justin Hall and Patrick Nichols both doubled for Tug Valley (1-1). Randall Horn and John Wilson each singled.

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11-12-year-old

District 2 Little League

Tournament

at Madison

Monday, July 6 games:

Chapmanville 10, Logan 5

Pineville 19, Omar 1

Tuesday, July 7 games:

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:

Pineville 12, Welch 2

Chapmanville 5, Madison 2

Friday, July 10 games:

Man 21, Wharton-Barrett 0

Mullens 19, Tug Valley 4

Saturday, July 11 games:

Welch 11, Omar 10

Madison 11, Logan 5

Man 5, Chapmanville 4

Pineville 8, Tug Valley 4

Sunday, July 12 games:

Mullens 4, Pineville 0

Chapmanville 13, Wharton-Barrett 2

Logan 6, Man 3

Tug Valley 6, Omar 5

Monday, July 13 games:

Mullens vs. Welch, late.

Madison vs. Wharton-Barrett, late.

Tuesday, July 14 games:

Man vs. Pineville, 6 p.m. (semifinals)

Chapmanville vs. Mullens, 8 p.m. (semifinals)

Wednesday, July 15 game:

District 2 championship game, 7 p.m.

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Pool A Standings

Man 3-1

Chapmanville 3-1

Logan 2-2

Madison 1-2

Wharton-Barrett 0-3

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Pool B Standings

Mullens 3-0

Pineville 3-1

Tug Valley 2-2

Welch 1-2

Omar 0-4

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