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8U girls to play for district title

Staff Report

Tallassee 8U softball all-stars are one win away from claiming the Dixie Youth District Championship. The girls cruised through sub-district and continued their unbeaten streak in Montgomery for district play last week.

Tallassee beat Beulah (18-1), Smith's Station (21-0) and Smith's again (22-1) for the sub-district title. At district, they opened with an 11-5 win over Montgomery American. They topped Montgomery Gray twice, 19-7 and 16-5.

On Tuesday, July 2, Tallassee faces Montgomery American for the district championship at 6 p.m.

The team that consists of several girls who won the World Series last year advance to the state tournament on July 12 in Scottsboro.