Elkins stays alive in District 8 play

SUTTON – The Elkins 11-12-year-old Little League All-Stars stayed alive in District 8 tourney play with a 15-0 victory over Belington Tuesday night at Holly Gray Park.

Elkins will now face Braxton County at 6 p.m. today in another elimination game.

Belington was eliminated from the tourney.

In Tuesday’s other elimination game, Braxton County defeated Cowen, 11-1.

Tygart Valley, meanwhile, will face Summersville at 8:30 p.m. today in a winner’s bracket contest.

Tygart Valley has been idle since knocking off Braxton County, 5-1, on Sunday.

Summersville captured its first game of the tournament on Saturday, claiming a 26-0 victory over Cowen.

Monday’s tournament action was postponed due to the weather.