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CYL 9-year-olds win title

Thursday, July 17, 2008

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The 9-and-under Clay County All-Star baseball team stands in front of a Brazil City Fire Truck prior to being escorted through town to celebrate its 11-10 victory against Mooresville, Tuesday, to win the Southwest State Region Championship. The team will travel to Niles, Mich., for the next round of play at the end of the month. Players are (in alphabetical order): Brigham Booe, Matthew Clawson, Austin Cook, Jarrett Fischer, Hayden France, Jase Glassburn, Garrett Hetrick, Luke Lancaster, Jayden Lindsay, Austin Stevenson, Brenan Walker and Mitch Williams. Coaching the team are Eric France, Matt Williams and Manager Shane Glassburn. [Click to enlarge]
The Clay County Youth League 9-year-old baseball All-Star squad got the special treatment recently.

The squad was escorted through Brazil by the Brazil City Fire Department after defeating Mooresville, 11-10, Tuesday, to win the Southwest State Region Championship.

The team will now travel to Niles, Mich., for the next round during the last week of July.

The squad lost to Avon in the first round of pool play, 18-8, but came back to defeat Highland, 5-4.

They finished seventh for the seeding of a single-elimination tournament.

In the team's first game, they defeated Vincennes, 18-1, in four innings.

Jase Glassburn led the team with four hits while Mitch Williams, Brigham Booe and Jayden Lindsay each had two.

Luke Lancaster was the winning pitcher.

In the second game of the tourney, Clay County defeated Owen Valley, 11-5, as Lancaster was the winning pitcher again. Jarrett Fischer and Williams each had four hits while Glassburn and Austin Stevenson both had three.

Against Mooresville, Austin Cook was the winning pitcher as Glassburn and Matt Clawson had four hits each to lead the way. Hayden France also had two hits in the win.

Team players include Glassburn, Williams, Booe, Lindsay, Lancaster, Fischer, Stevenson, Cook, Clawson, France, Brenan Walker and Garrett Hetrick.

The team is coached by Eric France, Matt Williams and Manager Shane Glassburn.



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