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Freddy Wooten in front of the JetBlue logo at the Boston Red Sox training facility.

FORT MYERS, FL – Elizabethtown’s Freddy Wooten pitched 2.1 shutout innings Thursday to allow his Dirt Bag Camo team to rally for a 6-6 tie with GoWags Jays from Coatesville, PA in the Perfect Game 25 13U National Baseball Tournament.

Wooten took the mound with the Dirt Bags trailing 6-3 in the third inning and held the Jays scoreless for the rest of the game. The Dirt Bags tied the game with 3 runs in the fifth inning. At the plate Wooten batted 1-3 with a single.

The Dirt Bags conclude play in the tournament Friday at 8 a.m. against the Keystone Club from Harrisburg, PA.