BCYL Majors run in World Series concludes

Published 11:57 am Tuesday, August 8, 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 Dixie Youth Baseball Major League World Series in Oxford, Alabama. Virginia narrowly lost its World Series opener 3-2 to Arkansas on Saturday evening. Nevertheless, Buckingham finished the summer with an impressive 9-3 record, clinching the first-ever state championship by a BCYL Majors squad. Team members pictured include, from left, front row, Jake Carter, Desmond Vaughan, Dillon Kimberlin, George Hurt, Camden Allen and Braedyn Schaeffer; back row, Coach John Toney, Harrison Mitchell, Holden Tyson, Eli Bryant, Manager Ben Gormus, Cameron Newton, Daniel Farrish, Justin Gunter and Coach Walter Edwards.

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