Little League All Stars lose one, win one

Photos by Rhonda Wood Anthony Woodward jumps on home plate after his second home run against Franklin on Tuesday.

The Logan County Little League All-Stars split their first two games of the week on Monday and Tuesday.

Teammates congratulate Anthony Woodward on his second home run of the day Tuesday against Franklin.

Logan County won a high-scoring game on Tuesday against Franklin.

Logan players meet on the mound during Tuesday’s win over Franklin.

The Logan County All-Stars were scheduled to play Owensboro on Wednesday.

Logan County is 2-1 through the first three games of the Little League District Tournament in Ohio County.

The Logan County Little League All-Stars are hoping to advance to the single elimination portion of the tournament.

The Logan County Little League 11-12 year old All-Stars took it on the chin big time on Monday losing to tournament favorite Bowling Green East 18-0. There were some highlights, however. Sam Brown came in to pitch an effective two and two-thirds innings, and Jesse Price just missed a home run when he sent the ball to just two inches short of the wall.

On Tuesday the Little Leaguers played Franklin and smacked 16 hits, winning the high scoring affair 21-13. Macon Barrow, John Carter Myers, Blake Wood, Preston Hurt, and Jackson Hampton all pitched in the game for the win.

The team hit five home runs; Anthony Woodard hit two and Jesse Price, Macon Barrow, and Trevor Scott had one each.

Woodward had a single in addition to his two home runs. Barrow and Myers had two singles each in addition to their home runs. Brandon Baptiste had a double and a single for two hits. Zach Yates and Jarrett Sears each hit two singles. And Blake Wood hit a single.

Next for the All Stars is a game on Wednesday against Owensboro South. The winner of that game will advance to the single-elimination portion of the tournament.

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