The Demopolis 11U All-Stars were recognized Thursday for winning the District 10 tournament last weekend.
The Demopolis 11U All-Stars were recognized Thursday for winning the District 10 tournament last weekend.

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Demopolis 8U All-Stars earn first tournament win

Published 10:09pm Thursday, June 5, 2014

The Demopolis 8U All-Stars earned their first win of the tournament Thursday night by defeating Sweet Water 19-4 in three innings.

The other two Demopolis teams in action Thursday night fell to Sweet Water. The 10U All-Stars lost 15-5 and the 12U All-Stars lost 12-1.

Demopolis 12U pitcher Andrew Fuqua and catcher Hunter Duren discuss strategy before the game.
Demopolis 12U pitcher Andrew Fuqua and catcher Hunter Duren discuss strategy before the game.

In the 10U game, Demopolis led Sweet Water 5-3 in the fifth inning, but back-to-back six-run innings for Sweet Water gave them the win.

Cameron Bell shouts encouragement for his teammates on defense during the 8U game against Sweet Water.
Cameron Bell shouts encouragement for his teammates on defense during the 8U game against Sweet Water.

In the 12U game, Braden Broussard pitched for Sweet Water, allowing one run on a home run in the second inning. Other than that mistake, Broussard had the Demopolis hitters guessing throughout the game.

Sweet Water led off the game with a leadoff home run by Reed Joiner to take a 1-0 lead. A second run in the inning was all they would need for the game.

Pedro Quintana takes a cut at a pitch during the 10U game Thursday.
Pedro Quintana takes a cut at a pitch during the 10U game Thursday.

Javier Quintana blasted a pitch over the center field wall in the second inning for Demopolis’ only run of the game.

Demopolis’ 8U All-Stars are now 1-2 overall in the tournament with a game Friday at Linden before elimination day on Saturday. The Demopolis 10U All-Stars are now 0-3 in the tournament and will travel to Greensboro on Friday. The 12U All-Stars are 2-2 in the tournament and will play again on Saturday in an elimination game.

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