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DYB District 9 AAA (Minors) Tournament: Elizabethtown 7, Fairmont 4

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Damian Maynor and Colt Lewis teamed up to pitch Elizabethtown past Fairmont 7-4 Saturday in the opening round of the Dixie Youth Baseball District 9 AAA (Minors) Tournament.

Elizabethtown will battle West Robeson Sunday at 6 p.m. in a winners bracket game. West Robeson defeated Red Springs 16-0 Saturday.

Fairmont grabbed an early 1-0 lead, but Elizabethtown rallied with 3 runs in the 3rd inning. Aiden Wooten belted a single, and Knox Gooden and Greylan Nobles drew walks. Khalil Moore and Lewis cracked singles as Wooten, Gooden and Nobles scored.

Ryker Britt and Wooten drew walks in the Elizabethtown 4th inning, and Lyrik Lawson and Reid Hester smacked singles as Britt and Lawson scored runs to stretch the Elizabethtown lead to 5-2.

Lewis walked in the Elizabethtown 5th inning, and Maynor and Hayes Clifton laced singles. Lewis and Maynor scored as the lead grew to 7-3.

Maynor pitched 4 innings and allowed 3 runs while striking out 1 and walking three. Lewis relieved and worked the final 2 innings on the mound giving up a run on 2 walks while striking out three.

Moore, Lewis, Maynor, Clifton, Lawson, Wooten and Hester connected for 1 hit each. Lewis, Maynor, Britt, Lawson, Wooten, Gooden and Nobles scored runs.

Elizabethtown  003 220 – 7
Fairmont          101 110 – 4