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Home Plate Chili Dogs 12U Sanchez won their second tournament of the year. The team is 15-1 and was moved to AAA ball after their second win. They won the tournament at the Peachtree City Travel Baseball Global Sports Qualifier March 30-April 1 which was held at the BSC in PTC. In the back row, from left, are coaches John Gick, Esteban Maldonado and Eli Sanchez.
Prior to Wednesday night's game against McIntosh, Starr’s Mill’s varsity baseball team (14-4, 6-3 region) had won three games in a row and no win was bigger than last Wednesday’s 5-4 win over Harris County in eight innings.
The Homeplate Chilidogs 14U - Bedrosian finished as runners-up in the North GA NIT on March 25. In the back row are Coach Kevin Norred, Zach Stotts, J.D. Norred, Kyle Barnes, Coach Kyle Bedrosian, Chancellor Johnson, Andrew Simms and Coach Tommy Simms. In the front row are Preston McDuffie, Logan Worley, Sam Sheek, David Scott Chester, Blake Cumming and Roderick Thomas. Not pictured Dylan Faison and Bill Clark.
Some teams get to take the whole week of spring break off, but the baseball teams are staying busy. In fact, many of the games are region contests, so there can be no daydreaming of the beach.
Whitewater and Starr’s Mill’s baseball teams are currently ranked fourth and fifth respectively in Class AAAA. They will meet on Monday for the first time this season at Whitewater.
Whitewater (8-3, 3-1 region) snapped a two game losing streak with a 6-0 win over Jones County and a 9-7 win over Northgate on Monday. The Wildcats once again won on a late rally - this time with three runs in the sixth. Whitewater plays at Dutchtown on Friday.
Some of the local baseball teams are nearing the halfway point of their 2012 schedule and a few of them are still searching for their identity. Some of the other local teams have played less games but may have a better idea of who they are.
East Coweta (4-4) snapped their three game losing streak with two straight wins - 14-4 over Westlake and 2-1 against Hiram.
The rain prevented a few games from being played Tuesday, but most teams have started their season.
Little League’s Southeastern Region has nominated one of its volunteers for election to the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. The election took place at the Southeastern Regional Round Table meeting last weekend in Charlotte, N.C.