All Stars defeat Tennessee 16-0


In Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series

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Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Tarik Briggs of the Union County All Stars hit a lead off home run in the 1st inning of Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.


Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Coach Mark Lawson and Willie Jeter of the Union County All Stars discuss how to steal home during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.


Photo courtesy of Kelly Small TJ Betenbaugh of the Union County All Stars tags up at home to score a run during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.


Photo courtesy of Kelly Small JaVonta Beacham of the Union County All Stars watches his home run ball sail over the treetops during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.


Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Conner Goings of the Union County All Stars takes a swing against Tennessee during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.


Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Kaleb Small of the Union County All Stars hurls a strike to the Tennessee batter during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.


BLUFFTON — In their first game of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series the Union County All Stars decisively defeated Tennessee by a score of 16-0.

In a statement released Sunday, Dixie Youth/Dixie Boys Secretary Kelly Small announced the All Stars’ victory in Game 1 of the World Series which is being played in Bluffton. Small said the All Stars won Saturday’s game in 2 1/2 innings. She said the All Stars were to play their second game of the series on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Oscar Frazier Park in Bluffton.

The Union County All Stars are representing South Carolina in the World Series having won the Dixie Boys 14U State Championship during the State Tournament which was held at the end of July. The team was undefeated in the State Tournament which was held in Union County at the Timken Sports Complex. The All Stars outscored their tournament opponents 70-16.

Game 1 Statistics

Score

Final Score in 2 1/2 innings

Union County, SC 16

Tennessee 0

Individual Players

Tarik Briggs went 2 for 3, HR and 3 RBIs.

Mason Melton went 2 for 2, a walk and 2 RBIs.

Kaleb Small went 1 for 2, a walk, reached on an error, 1 RBI.

Willie Jeter went 1 for 2, a walk, 1 RBI.

Aidan Strickland went 0 for 3 with 2 RBIs.

TJ Betenbaugh went 2 for 2 with an RBI.

JaVonta Beacham went 1 for 1, HR, a walk and 2 RBIs.

Connor Goings went 0 for 2, reaching base on an error, 2 RBIs.

Floyd Owens Jr had 2 walks.

Kaleb Small pitched 2 innings, recorded 3 strikeouts, threw 34 pitches.

Steven Means pitched 1 inning, recorded 1 strikeout, 15 pitches.

For more on the All Stars at the Dixie Boys 14U World Series see upcoming editions of The Union Times and visit our website (www.uniondailytimes.com) and Facebook page.

Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Tarik Briggs of the Union County All Stars hit a lead off home run in the 1st inning of Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_IMG_1082.jpgPhoto courtesy of Kelly Small Tarik Briggs of the Union County All Stars hit a lead off home run in the 1st inning of Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.

Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Coach Mark Lawson and Willie Jeter of the Union County All Stars discuss how to steal home during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_IMG_1149.jpgPhoto courtesy of Kelly Small Coach Mark Lawson and Willie Jeter of the Union County All Stars discuss how to steal home during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.

Photo courtesy of Kelly Small TJ Betenbaugh of the Union County All Stars tags up at home to score a run during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_IMG_1113.jpgPhoto courtesy of Kelly Small TJ Betenbaugh of the Union County All Stars tags up at home to score a run during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.

Photo courtesy of Kelly Small JaVonta Beacham of the Union County All Stars watches his home run ball sail over the treetops during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_IMG_1111.jpgPhoto courtesy of Kelly Small JaVonta Beacham of the Union County All Stars watches his home run ball sail over the treetops during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.

Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Conner Goings of the Union County All Stars takes a swing against Tennessee during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_IMG_1118.jpgPhoto courtesy of Kelly Small Conner Goings of the Union County All Stars takes a swing against Tennessee during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.

Photo courtesy of Kelly Small Kaleb Small of the Union County All Stars hurls a strike to the Tennessee batter during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_IMG_1077.jpgPhoto courtesy of Kelly Small Kaleb Small of the Union County All Stars hurls a strike to the Tennessee batter during Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series in Bluffton Saturday afternoon. The All Stars, who won the Dixie Boys 14 State Championship in July, are representing South Carolina in the World Series. They were scheduled to play Game 2 on Sunday.
In Game 1 of the Dixie Boys 14U World Series

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