11-12-year-old softball all-stars advance to final

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By Brandon Mattingly

The Washington County 11-12-year-old softball all-stars traveled to Russell Springs, where they advanced to the finals (starting Tuesday night after press time). After WC moved on with South Hardin dropping out of the tournament, they lost to Russell County 9-2 in the first round on Saturday. They bounced back on Sunday, however, for a 14-2 win over Adair County. WC avenged their earlier loss against Russell County on Monday night in convincing fashion, 9-1. They met Marion County in game one of the finals on Tuesday night, and a WC win would force a deciding game on Wednesday at 7 p.m. CDT.


The 9-10-year-old all-stars started this past week’s tournament with a 12-2 loss to Marion County on Saturday, but they rebounded for a 15-5 blowout of Adair County in five innings on Sunday. Russell County ended WC’s tournament on Monday night, however, with a 17-7 result.