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Rain Delay

Little League games will resume today

July 23, 2013
By Joey Kittle - Sports Editor , The Inter-Mountain

SOUTH CHARLESTON - Rain showers in the Charleston area postponed second-day action of the Little League 11-12-year-old state tournament being held at Little Creek Park.

The weather left the Tygarts Valley All-Star team looking for hotel rooms.

"It's a scramble right now for us," Tygarts Valley manager Greg Smith said. "We'll have to make some calls to try and get some rooms for our team."

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Joey Kittle
Tygarts Valley All-Star players Jake Tackett, left, and Daniel White enjoy a dip in a hotel pool after Monday’s Little League 11-12-year-old state tournament action was postponed in South Charleston. Tygarts Valley will play St. Albans today, while Elkins, which defeated Bridgeport, 4-9, on Sunday, will battle Pineville.

Tygarts Valley was set to play St. Albans at 6 p.m. on Monday. That game has now been scheduled for today after the completion of Monday's 4 p.m. games that were halted due to rain. Those games will resume at 4 p.m. today. Tygarts Valley, which lost to South Charleston on Sunday in Pool B action, also is scheduled to face Bi-State on Wednesday.

Elkins, meanwhile, will face Pineville at 8 p.m. today. Elkins is coming off a 4-0 win over Bridgeport on Sunday to take the driver's seat in Pool B play. Matthew Gainer and Beau Bright combined on a no-hitter it that win.

The tournament is now scheduled to shift to a single-elimination format on Thursday after the completion of pool play on Wednesday.

The champions will advance to regional play set to begin in August in Georgia.

 
 

 

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