Local baseball, softball teams fall at GRPA state tournaments
The Bartow County and Cartersville Recreation Department 8-and-under coach pitch teams were eliminated at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Tournament in Calhoun Thursday night.
Cartersville 8U lost to Rockmart 18-2 to finish the tournament in fourth place with a 2-2 mark.
Bartow County 8U fell to Gordon County 12-8 and Rockmart 17-12 Thursday evening to also finish the tournament with a 2-2 record and in third place.
In the GRPA 12U Traditional Baseball State Tournament in Effingham County, Bartow County 12U was eliminated Thursday morning by Moultrie-Colquitt County, 8-3.
The Bartow County 10-and-under machine pitch softball team finished in fourth place at the GRPA State Tournament in Bainbridge.
Bartow 10U finished 2-2 in the double-elimination event with wins over Grady County 12-11 and Swainsboro-Emmanel County 7-5. Bartow's losses were to Vidalia 11-1 and Ware County 14-5.
Local Little League Baseball and Softball results along with local recreation baseball and softball results from GRPA Tournaments are supplied to Bartow Sports Zone by the respective leagues and recreation departments. Updates are sponsored on Bartow Sports Zone by Play It Again Sports - Cartersville - 410 Cherokee Place.