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Sports Coverage Brought To You By City Auto Sales Of Hueytown

The Hueytown Dixie Youth, 5 & 6-year-old Rookie AllStar Baseball Team clinched the A North State Championship defeating Taylorville on Monday, July 9 in only 2 games in the best of a 3 game series at Brookwood. In the first game Hueytown won 21 - 18 and then in the second game Hueytown won 15 - 4. Taylorville beat Hueytown earlier in the summer to win the district tournament. Hueytown was determined at the state tournament, so they showed up and showed out, going undefeated in the tournament, winning in order of games Decatur 21 - 2, Hartselle 23 - 7, Fayette County 21 - 3, Morgan County America 26 - 25, Fayette 26 - 11 and then defeating Taylorville in the Championship. In the state tournament, Hueytown outscored their opponents 153 - 70.

Hueytown will now advance to represent the state of Alabama and the city of Hueytown in first-ever 5/6 Dixie Youth World Series which will take place on July 18 - 21 in Mississippi.

The players are :

8 - Carter Brown

17 - Bennie Bucher

22 - Aidan Nelson

42 - Kaedon Tunstall

9 - Brayden McFarland

31- Maddux Short

2 - Zayden Steinlage

12 - Mason Chancellor

7 - Brooks Hyche

10 - Alex Tanner

45 - Cason Ragland

14 - Carson Parker

Coaches are :

Jonathan Chancellor

Chris Nelson

Willis Short

Terry Poole