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One win, one loss for Manchester Babe Ruth in state tourneys

Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 7:45 pm

milton stanley bylineManchester’s 15-year-old all-stars lost 4-2 to Giles County in the first round of the state 15s tournament in Lawrenceburg, while the 14-year-olds run-ruled Warren County 11-1 in Manchester Friday.


Manchester’s Zach Duncan pitched three shutout innings for the win. (Staff photo by Milton Stanley)

15-year-olds couldn’t get their bats moving till late in the game but made a respectable showing against the defending state champions. Manchester’s 15-year-old all-stars play an elimination game Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

Manchester’s 14-year-olds, playing at Powers Field in Manchester, made easy work of Warren County. Zach Duncan pitched 3 innings of shutout ball for the win, and Davis Green finished the final two innings. The 14-year-old all-stars play Elizabethton at 1 p.m. at Central High School.

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