BCYL Majors eliminated from World Series

Published 6:57 pm Monday, August 7, 2017

The Buckingham County Youth League (BCYL) Majors All-Star team, representing Virginia, fell 18-4 to South Carolina on Monday, eliminating the squad from the double-elimination Dixie Youth Baseball Major League World Series in Oxford, Alabama.

Buckingham narrowly lost its World Series opener 3-2 to Arkansas on Saturday evening.

Virginia trailed only 3-1 to South Carolina on Sunday when heavy rain suspended play in the first inning. The game resumed at 1 p.m. EST on Monday, and South Carolina was able to substantially pull away.

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Nevertheless, Buckingham finished the summer with an impressive 9-3 record, going 4-1 in its district tournament and 5-0 in its state tourney to clinch the first-ever state championship by a BCYL Majors squad.