Signal Mountain Dixie Youth Team Advances at State

Monday, July 21, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

After losing the tournament opener Saturday, the Signal Mountain American (10-year-olds) have won three straight games in the consolation bracket of the Dixie Youth Baseball state tournament (9-10s) in Springfield.

Signal Mountain has wins against Dickson Co.

Sweetwater and Dickson Co. after losing to host Springfield, 8-7.

Signal Mountain faces Lewis Co. tonight at 7 p.m. EDT

Springfield 8, SM 7: William Baker and James Owen had doubles for SM …

SM 13, Fayette Co. 6: Zach Ottley, Duncan Cannon, Logan Farr, William Baker and Cooper Mastin led the offense for Signal, while Farr and Braeden Wolfard shined on defense.

SM 7, Sweetwater 0: William Baker had three hits and Duncan Cannon two for the winners.

SM 8, Dickson Co.3: offensive leaders for Signal Mountain were James Owen, Zach Ottley, William Baker and Zeke Kincer … Keegan Speek and Kincer each turned unassisted double plays.

Signal Mountain National: The SM 9-year-old team lost twice; 6-2 to Tellico Plains and 4-2 to Savannah. Tellico Plains remains undefeated at 3-0.


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