NAKINA – A 13-run, second-inning carried Columbus County to an 18-1 victory over Elizabethtown Tuesday night in the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 AAA (Minors) Supplemental Tournament.
Elizabethtown will receive a bye Wednesday night and will play the winner of Wednesday’s Bladen County/Columbus County game Thursday at 6 p.m.
Bladen County defeated Whiteville Optimist Tuesday night in an elimination game.
Kalec Autry walked and scored the only Elizabethtown run in the second inning. Teammates Trenton Hughes and Allister Russ also drew walks in the second inning.
Conner Padrick and Isaiah Lee drew walks in the Elizabethtown third inning.
Columbus County scored 5 runs in the first before exploding for 13 runs in the second.