The Little League All-Star teams took the field for the first time this past weekend. The districts are being run this year out of at various sites including here in Baker County and the age groups have put up some good numbers in the early rounds of play.
The 9 & 10 year olds are in Mill Creek with two teams. Baker County 1 defeated San Mateo in a 19-4 rout on June 28. They cruised to a 12-2 victory over Mill Creek on June 29 and beat Highlands 19-1 to book a spot in the semi-finals. Doing the math, they have beaten their opponents by a combined score of 50-7.
Baker County 2 lost to 13-3 in the first game on June 28 but beat NOL 2 16-11 on June 29. They lost a 12-10 nail-biter to Mill Creek on June 30 to be eliminated.
The 9 &10 year old girls beat San Mateo 15-3 on June 30 in Yulee but lost to their hosts in a 9-8 heartbreaker on July 2.
The 10 & 11 year old boys are 1-1 in the early rounds in Arlington. They walloped Highlands 16-3 on June 30, but lost to a tough San Mateo squad 10-2 on July 2.
The junior boys opened play with a big 9-4 win over San Mateo July 2 in Callahan. The Major League boys lost at home to Highlands 15-2 on July 2.