Pine Ridge’s Midlands Dixie Youth Coaches Pitch boys take STATE!
Pine Ridge, SC (Connor Radtke) – The Midlands Dixie Youth Coaches Pitch boy’s baseball team won the SC State Championship this week! Midlands home field is in Pine Ridge. They went undefeated in their tournament which was played at Greenwood park in Florence, SC. The tournament included 16 of the best coaches pitch teams in South Carolina. They beat Maple Park out of Florence in a best 2 out of 3 series on Tuesday.
The team, made up of 7-8-year-old boys, now moves on to the Dixie Youth World Series. That series starts on Saturday, July 28 in Lumberton NC. There, they will compete against 13 of the best teams in the southeast; one representing each state in the Dixie Youth organization.
Midlands has a tremendous record of success. They have won uncountable local, state, and even previous national titles. Since Coaches Pitch is a farm league for the older boy’s teams, it looks as if that success will continue in years to come.
This year’s team includes:
Head Coach Michael Tyler, and assistant coaches Brad Chavis and Kevin Johnson