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Mathews Junior All-Stars fall in state LL

The Mathews Little League Junior All-Star team’s hopes for a state Little League title came to an end on Friday evening on a baseball diamond in Wise County.

The 12-14 year-old boys, winners of last month’s District 15 tournament, lost a pair of close 1-0 games on Friday morning to the District 9 champs from Fort Hunt (Alexandria) and that evening to the District 7 winners from Phoebus/Wythe (Hampton). The 2016 Virginia Junior Division tournament was scheduled to end yesterday in Pound. 

The Mathews All-Stars, coached by Richard Stewart, earned a berth in the state tournament by going unbeaten in the District 15 tournament, which was hosted at the Piankatank Ruritan Club fields in Hudgins. ...

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