West Robeson American stays perfect at tourney


First Posted: 7/5/2011

PEMBROKE — The West Robeson American squad is the only unbeaten team remaining in the Dixie Youth District 9 Minors League tournament at the Pembroke Athletic Complex.

West Robeson American knocked off Hope Mills American Monday night and will face Hope Mills National today at 6:30 p.m. In the other contest, West Robeson National will take on Hope Mills American in an elimination contest also at 6:30 p.m.

Babe Ruth tournament

PEMBROKE — Lumberton’s Border Belt 13- and 15-year-0ld teams advanced to the state tournaments after capturing the Babe Ruth District 1 tournament titles. The Lumber River 14-year-old squad won its bracket to move forward in the tournament.

In addition to the Border Belt 15-year-old team advancing, the Lumber River West will play on because Lumberton will play host to the state tournament beginning the weekend of July 15.

Dixie Youth Majors tournament

LAURINBURG — The brackets have been set for the Dixie Youth District 9 Majors League tournament which is slated to begin on Friday.

West Robeson American takes on Elizabethtown, while West Robeson National will face Lumberton National at 6 p.m. In the nightcaps, Red Springs will play the host Scotland and Lumberton American battles Fairmont.

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