Cartersville Little League’s Rookie level team of seven- and eight-year-olds is playing in the Georgia Little League Northwest Sectional tournament that begins Saturday, June 6 at Smyrna Little League.
Six teams are competing for the Sectional title and are divided into two, three-team pools.
Cartersville is assigned to a pool with District 2 Team 2 and Belvedere LL of Decatur.
Based on schedule information provided by Georgia Little League, Cartersville 7/8 Team A is scheduled to play District 2 Team 2 at 1pm Saturday in both teams’ tournament opener.
On Sunday, Cartersville will face Belvedere LL at 3pm in a second pool play matchup.
The opposite pool includes Rockmart LL, District 2 Team 1, and Peachtree City LL.
The top two teams from each pool advance to the Northwest Sectional semifinals Tuesday evening (June 9) and the semifinal winners will meet in a championship game Wednesday night (June 10) at 7pm. All games are at Smyrna Little League.
The Cartersville roster includes: Jordan Brinkley, Maddox Frazier, Casen Cochran, Cameron Cochran, Logan Shrewsbury, Logan Woody, JeKeveon Porter. Tristan Mckibben, Thomas Peters, Sawyer Wilson, and Julian Cline.
Cartersville’s manager is Robin Mckibben and the assisting coaches are Luke Bunce, Geoffe Shrewsbury, and Jay Frazier.