Richlands 8-10 all stars

This group of little leaguers will carry Richalnds’ hopes to the state tournament.

RICHLANDS, Va. — Richlands defeated Honaker for the District 11 8-10 baseball title and will advance to the state tournament.

The tournament opened June 16 with Bluefield beating Tazewell 20-10 in the first game.  Honaker advanced with a 9-7 win over Lebanon.  Richlands beat Bluefield 14-8 in its first game and earned a spot in the winners’ bracket finals.

Tazewell fought its way through the losers’ bracket beating Lebanon 10-8 and avenging the loss to Bluefield 16-1.  Richlands defeated Honaker 15-0 to send the Tigers to the loser’s bracket where they defeated Tazewell 14-7 and earned the right to face Richlands again for the title.

Lebanon won the District 11 Jr baseball tournament defeating Richlands in a three game series played at Honaker.     Lebanon also took the senior league tournament with wins over Tazewell 8-5 and 8-6. Tazewell eliminated Richlands from the tournament beating the Tornado 17-2 and 11-4.

In softball action, Honaker earned a spot in the state tournament winning the 6,9,10 age group over Richlands. Haysi beat Tazewell 16-1 and 11-0 ton win the 9-11 tournament and head to state.

Tazewell defeated Honaker to earn its spot in the finals after Honaker lost to Haysi in its first game.

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