The Tennessee Youth Baseball Association hosted state tournaments for 7 different age divisions were held this weekend. Playing at Barfield Crescent Park in Murfreesboro, 3 Manchester teams made the finals with 2 teams grabbing state titles.
In the 18U division, the Manchester Yankees blazed through pool play unbeaten to earn the number 1 seed going into Sunday’s single elimination bracket. In the tournament finals, the Yankees defeated the Christiana Braves to claim the title.
In the 15U division, the Manchester All-Stars went 2 and 1 in pool play losing only to Nitro. Seeded 2nd in the tournament bracket, the All-Stars matched up against Nitro in the finals. The All-Stars won the rematch to earn the state title.
In the 5 and 6 year old division, the Coffee County Raiders went 2 and 1 in pool play losing only to Tidal Wave. The Raiders advanced to the finals with a win in a tournament semifinal win over Donelson to get a rematch with Tidal Wave. The Raiders were unable to gain the revenge win over Tidal Wave and settled for a runner-up finish.
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