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Tournament time for Louisa Little League

Posted on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

Louisa County shortstop Shane Dunkum (right) tries to slide under the tag of Culpeper third baseman Lance Deane during the District 14 Little League Baseball tournament game played June 29 at Luck Field.

Louisa County shortstop Shane Dunkum (right) tries to slide under the tag of Culpeper third baseman Lance Deane during the District 14 Little League Baseball tournament game played June 29 at Luck Field.

A pair of Louisa County Little League baseball teams will play for a District 14 tournament title.

Louisa County’s Senior Baseball team punched their ticket to the championship game with a pair of blowout victories in round-robin play.

Coach Mark Albert’s team defeated Culpeper 10-0 on June 28 and followed that up with a 12-7 victory over East Orange on June 29 to earn the top seed in pool play.

The local all-stars will host the winner of Culpeper-East Orange in the finals. The best-of-three tournament will begin July 4 at Louisa County High School.

Louisa County’s 9-10-year-old all-stars went 2-1 in pool play to earn a berth in the best-of-three finals held at Luck Field.

The Lions cruised to a 10-0 victory over East Orange June 28 in the opening round of the tournament.

Landon Wilson hit two home runs in one inning on June 29 during a 13-2 victory over Culpeper in Game 2. Wilson led off the third inning with a solo home run and added a three-run shot later in the inning.

Louisa wrapped up pool play with a 6-5 loss to McIntire on June 30. McIntire delivered a walk-off double in the bottom of the sixth inning to secure the win.

Louisa and McIntire will square off July 4 in the tournament championship game.

The 10-11 all-star team is on the brink of a championship  berth as well.

Louisa defeated Culpeper 10-0 on June 28 in the opening round. They are scheduled to play East Orange on July 2 for a chance to advance to the tournament championship game.

To read the entire story, see the July 2 edition of The Central Virginian.