Technicality costs 14s district Babe Ruth title

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 10:30 am

milton stanley bylineAlthough Manchester came out on top 11-2 in the Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-star district championship Monday night, a rules technicality caused the game to be declared a forefeit in favor of Franklin County.

The loss was especially bitter after Manchester had fought back from a first-round, 4-3 loss to Franklin County to win a spot in the district finals. Manchester earned that finals berth last week after defeating Tullahoma 16-15 and Franklin County 13-12 in the two teams’ second meeting.

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