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Ironton 10-12-Year-Olds Win District 11

The Ironton 10-12-year-old All-Stars won the District 11 championship and will play Gallion at 4 p.m. Saturday in the state tournament at Bevelhymer Park in New Albany. A win will pit them against Youngstown Boardman at 4 p.m. on Sunday but a loss drops them into the loser’s bracket on Monday at 5:30 p.m. Ironton finished district play 6-0 in the tournament held at Fairland Little League. Ironton beat Gallipolis 7-4, Rock Hill 7-4, Fairland 13-9 and Fairland 12-5 in eight innings. In the championship series against the Scioto County champions, Ironton beat Portsmouth West 16-0 in four innings and then 12-2 in four innings. Team members for Ironton are: front row left to right, Carson Lyons, Ethan Sutton, Jacob Hughes, Jase Williams and Evan Aldridge; second row left to right, Jayson Maddy, Carson Willis, Nick Sites, Carson Freeman, Dawson Philyaw, Tanner Kleinman and Dalton Lewis. Not pictured were Tyson Harvey, Brycen Mullins, Gabe Fitzpatrick and Luke Fitzpatrick. Team manager is Ty Davis and assistant coaches are Mike Freeman, Johnny Hughes and Jason Philyaw. (Kent Sanborn/Southern Ohio Sports Photos)