PEFYA Majors fall 15-4 to Louisiana at World Series; play again Sunday

Published 6:42 pm Saturday, August 3, 2019

The Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association (PEFYA) Majors all-star team, representing Virginia, fell 15-4 to the Louisiana all-star team Saturday afternoon in Ruston, Louisiana, on opening day of the 2019 Dixie Youth Baseball Division 1 Major League World Series, a double-elimination event.

Despite the loss, Barrett Motter created a notable highlight for PEFYA by hitting a two-run homer.

Most of the PEFYA team is the same squad that attended the World Series two years ago in the Minor League age division (10- and 11-year-olds), and the boys went 0-2 in that run. Prince Edward-Farmville Majors Manager Mark Simon said his team’s focus is earning its first win at the World Series level this year.

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The PEFYA boys will have another chance Sunday when they face the loser of Game 1, the South Carolina all-star team, at 6:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Listen in on Kickin’ Country WVHL 92.9-FM.

See Wednesday’s edition of The Herald for more details on PEFYA’s opening game.