LCPRC salutes baseball champs

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Youth Baseball Roundup

By The Staff

This year the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission Little League baseball program, sanctioned through Little League, crowned three regular-season champions.

The Coach Pitch league, for 7-8-year-olds, had eight teams throughout the county. All Hours Plumbing from the Indian Land area took the regular season title.

Two all-star teams will represent the league in the North District Three tournament to be played at Runde Field in Tega Cay.

Lancaster American opens play on June 9 against Tega Cay Royal at 8 p.m.

Lancaster National received a bye and will not play until June 10 at 6 p.m.

They will play the winner of the Lancaster American vs Tega Cay Royal game.

Other teams in the double-elimination field are Lake Wylie, Fort Mill and Tega Cay Gold.

The 9-10 minor league and tournament champion was Blackwell, Trimnal, Myers from the Buford area. This 2011 minor division had seven teams throughout the county. The team went undefeated in the regular season and tournament.

The Minors all-star team will open play June 16 at Runde Field in Tega Cay.

Lancaster received the bye and will play the winner of Fort Mill A and Tega Cay. Other teams in the field include Fairfield County, Lake Wylie and Fort Mill B.

The 11-12 majors division regular season and tournament title was won by Camp Creek Grocery from Buford.

The league had a total of 12 teams in the majors division from throughout the county. The majors all-stars district tournament will be hosted by Lancaster County Parks and Recreation.

All games will be played at Springdale Park in Lancaster. Games will begin on June 24 and end on June 30.

The double-elimination tournament includes teams from Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, Fort Mill, Newport, Fairfield County and Lancaster.

Lancaster received a bye and will open play on June 25 at 8 p.m. against the winner of Ft. Mill and Newport.

Lancaster County Parks and Recreation officials said they would like to thank all the sponsors for this year’s Little League program.

 “We would also like to thank Lancaster Motor Company for all their support through the Chevy Baseball program,” said Hal Hiott of the LCPRC. “Thanks to all our managers, coaches and team parents for a job well done this season.”