Dowagiac All-Stars win Little League Sectional
Published 2:29 pm Monday, July 22, 2013
The Dowagiac 10-11 All-Stars swept Ypsilanti 8-5 and 3-1 to claim the Michigan District 15 Sectional title Sunday. The All-Stars now advance to the state tournament at Parchment Little League Saturday. In front from left are Duan Simpson, Tyler Huston, Chris Mosier (bat boy), Cristian Wilson, Matthew Mosier and Tajuan Reed. In back are Thomas Swanson, Coach Chris Wilson, Nicholas Turnbow, Jared Checkley, Kade Schreiber, coach Devon Brooks, Dashawn Brooks, manger Martin Mosier, Hunter Williamson, Garrett Pillivant, coach Craig Checkley and Timothy Howard. Missing is coach Deric Turnbow. (Leader photo/Provided)
The Dowagiac 10-11 All-Stars defeated Ypsilanti twice in Jackson to win the Michigan Little League District 15 championship Sunday.
The All-Stars toppled Ypsilanti 8-5 on Saturday and then came back to win 3-1 Sunday to advance to the state tournament this weekend at Parchment Little League beginning Saturday.
Dowagiac won its district title by defeating Edwardsburg 3-2, falling to Schoolcraft 10-4, defeating Edwardsburg in the consolation quarterfinals 12-7 and then defeating Schoolcraft twice — 10-1 and 10-4.
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