East Brewton CR wins district championship

Published 10:06 pm Monday, June 25, 2012

East Brewton’s 12 and under Cal Ripken team took the championship Monday night in what became a double-header event against the Brewton team.

The match-up between the Brewton and East Brewton teams began with a 6 p.m. start pitting the two teams in the running for the district championship. In game one, Brewton came out victorious with a 5-4 score forcing a second game for the championship title.

In game two, East Brewton rallied to take the win in the second game by a score of 13-3 to take the championship title. The win for East Brewton put the Brewton team as the district runner up eligible for the state tournament and the state title.

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Brewton officials say circumstances would keep the team from making the trip to the state tourney to play in the runner-up position.

East Brewton’s team will head to the tourney to be held in Demopolis beginning July 6.

For more details on Monday’s action, see the Wednesday edition of The Brewton Standard.