After clinching their District Tournament in Manchester last weekend, the Thomaston-Upson Dixie Rookie League All-Stars return to Manchester this weekend for the start of the 2015 Pee Wee State Coach Pitch Five Team Round Robin tournament.
Fifteen teams are competing in the tournament. The teams are divided into three “pools,’ with five teams per pool. Each team will play the other four teams in their pool between Friday, July 3 and Sunday, July 5, with the top two teams in each pool advancing to the final rounds in Manchester on July 10-11.
The teams with Thomaston in their pool are West Macon, Brookwood (N), Jones County Purple, and Hogansville.
The teams in the other two pools are:
Pool 1 – Beckley County, Manchester, Crawford County, Swainsboro, and Albany American.
Pool 3 – Grayson Green, Baconton, Troup County, Jones County Gold, and Lamar County.
Thomaston’s schedule is as follows:
Friday, July 3, 7:30 p.m. – Thomaston vs. Jones County Purple
Saturday, July 4, 11:30 a.m. – Thomaston vs. Brookwood (N)
Saturday, July 4, 2:30 p.m. – Thomaston vs. West Macon
Sunday, July 5, 4 p.m. – Thomaston vs. Hogansville
Everyone is urged to make the short drive to Manchester and cheer on our All-Stars.
Check next Tuesday’s issue of The Thomaston Times for results from the tournament.
Larry Stanford may be reached at 706-647-5414 or on Twitter @LarryStanford7.