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Ironton 9-10 All-Stars win District 11

The Ironton 9-10-year-old All-Stars won the District 11 championship and played in the state tournament the July 26-28 weekend in Bryan. In the district tournament, Ironton beat Rock Hill 14-7, Fairland 11-1 and Minford 9-6. Ironton lost in the finals of the winner’s bracket 12-7 to Wheelersburg as they made eight errors. However, the rebounded in the consolation bracket to beat Minford 7-6 and played Wheelersburg in the championship round. Ironton won 10-0 behind the pitching of Ashton Duncan and solid defense and hitting to set up the title game. The teams met again for the district title and Ironton won 11-7. Team members are: front row from left to right, Eli Adkins, Tayden Carpenter, Ethan Wilson, Tanner Moore, Holden Topping and Elijah Rowe; second row from left to right, coach Kevin Sheridan, manager Trent Carpenter, Ethan White, Ashton Duncan, Jayden Charles, Josh Clark, Jacob Sloan, Michael Mahlmeister, Matthew Sheridan and coach Mike “Moose’ Mahlmeister. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

The Ironton 9-10-year-old All-Stars won the District 11 championship and played in the state tournament the July 26-28 weekend in Bryan. In the district tournament, Ironton beat Rock Hill 14-7, Fairland 11-1 and Minford 9-6. Ironton lost in the finals of the winner’s bracket 12-7 to Wheelersburg as they made eight errors. However, the rebounded in the consolation bracket to beat Minford 7-6 and played Wheelersburg in the championship round. Ironton won 10-0 behind the pitching of Ashton Duncan and solid defense and hitting to set up the title game. The teams met again for the district title and Ironton won 11-7. Team members are: front row from left to right, Eli Adkins, Tayden Carpenter, Ethan Wilson, Tanner Moore, Holden Topping and Elijah Rowe; second row from left to right, coach Kevin Sheridan, manager Trent Carpenter, Ethan White, Ashton Duncan, Jayden Charles, Josh Clark, Jacob Sloan, Michael Mahlmeister, Matthew Sheridan and coach Mike “Moose’ Mahlmeister. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)