Signal Mtn Finishes Second in DYB State

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

The Signal Mountain 9-10s (AAA) lost to Lexington, 2-1, and placed second in the Dixie Youth Baseball state tournament in Sweetwater Tuesday.

Lexington (6-1) had lost its opening round game to Loretto last Thursday and then won six straight games to advance to the DYB World Series in Laurel, Miss.

Signal Mountain (5-2) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Lexington scored runs in the second on an infield out and in the fourth on a sacrifice fly to center field.

The runners-up beat Savannah, 9-4,in the first game of the day for the right to play Lexington for the title.

This same Signal Mountain team also played second in the state in the 7-8s two years ago.

 

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