The Orangeburg Dixie AAA Minors All-Stars won the District 6 Division 1 Championship at the Orangeburg Prep lower campus field on June 26 with a 14-2 title game win over Barnwell.
The Bamberg Dixie AAA Minors All-Stars won the District 6 Division 2 Championship a night earlier at the field (team photo attached here). Bamberg begins play in the state tournament on Saturday.
Orangeburg (9-10 year-olds) won the 5-day district tournament by rebounding after a game-one loss to Barnwell.
A comeback from 9 runs down earned Orangeburg a 15-14 win against Gregg Park to reach the championship series against Barnwell.
The host team then won a 13-5 game against Barnwell a day before the deciding title game.
Orangeburg advanced to play in the 2019 Dixie Youth Baseball AAA Minors Division 1 State Tournament Anderson, July 12-18.
Anyone wishing to donate to the team's state championship expenses can do so by mailing a check to “Orangeburg All-Stars” c/o Williams & Williams Law Firm at 1281 Russell Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115.
An account has been set up to help fund travel expenses, food expenses and hotel accomodations for all Orangeburg All-Star teams (Dixie Machine Pitch, Minors and Majors) in state tournaments.
100% of all donations go to the children or their families to help make this a memorable experience for all. Contact Charlie Williams at (803)-534-5218 or Shane Burroughs at (803)-268-9800 with any questions about the team or supporting them.
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