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DYB District 2 AAA (Minors) Tournament: Whiteville National 7, Bladen County 2

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RIEGELWOOD – Whiteville National rallied from an early 2-0 deficit and defeated Bladen County 7-2 Tuesday night in the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 AAA (Minors) Tournament.

Bladen County will play Riegelwood Wednesday at 6 p.m. in an elimination game.

Keithan Russ drew a lead-off walk, and Joseph Burney swatted a single to right-center field in the Bladen County 1st inning. Will Allen knocked in Russ with a single to right, and Oxiel Campos smashed a double to right that scored Burney. Allen was thrown out at the plate on the same play to end the inning.

Whiteville National tied the game with a pair of 1st inning runs then tacked on 2 more runs in the 2nd and 3 runs in the fourth.

Burney batted 2-for-3 and scored a run to lead the Bladen hitters. Campos slammed the run-scoring double. Will Allen drove in a run with a single, and Triton Bordeaux cracked a single for the other Bladen hit.

Campos started on the mound and pitched 2 innings for Bladen. Burney pitched 1.2 innings of relief, and Will Allen pitched the final 1.1 innings.

Bladen County          200 000 – 2
Whiteville National  220 30x – 7

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