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.