10U All-Stars advance to state

Published 5:42 pm Friday, July 6, 2012

THE BAINBRIDGE 10-AND-UNDER All-Star baseball team displays their trophy after finishing second in the District 3 Tournament in Moultrie. Shown are: front row, left to right, Gabe Parker, Colton Harrell, Wyatt Wilson, coach Richard Wilson, Jackson Conley and Seth Parker; back row, left to right, coach Joey Lee, Jaheim Jenkins, Myles Frazier, Jackson Wheeler, Dezmond McGriff, Austin Holcombe, Andru Matthews, Miles Green and coach Tommy Nix.

The Bainbridge Leisure Services Department’s Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) 10-and-under All-Star baseball team recently finished second in District 3 and earned a berth in the GRPA State Tournament, which begins Wednesday in Waycross.

They defeated the homestanding Colquitt County B All-Stars, 11-5, Tuesday, June 26, at the GRPA District 3 Tournament in Moultrie, Ga.

The win put Bainbridge into the championship round against Colquitt County A, who Bainbridge beat 12-10 to get to the championship game.

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Colquitt County’s A All-Stars downed them 14-4 in the championship game.
Bainbridge will open state tournament play against Savannah on Wednesday, July 11, in Waycross.

Coach Richard Wilson expressed pleasure with his Bainbridge All-Stars’ performances in Moultrie.

“Coach Joey Lee and I are extremely proud of the boys,” he said. “They have worked hard this past month to prepare and have really come together as a team. We are proud to have this group represent Bainbridge at the state tournament.”