Local Little League baseball teams start district title chase Saturday
The Georgia Little League Baseball District 1 Championships for 10U and 11U begin Saturday at Hamilton Crossing Park.
Bartow County Little League and Cartersville Little League will have teams in both age divisions.
The 10U District 1 tournament (8 through 10 year olds) also includes Rockmart Little League. The two local leagues will go head-to-head in a best-of-three championship series for the 11U District 1 title (9 through 11 year olds).
Other age groups for District 1 Little League baseball (12U, Junior League, and Senior League) begin the following Saturday (June 22).
The 10U and 11U winners will advance to the Georgia state tournament in each age group.
Bartow County Little League will have teams in four age groups in the Georgia Little League Softball State Tournament hosted at Hamilton Crossing Park starting July 7.
10U and 11U Baseball Schedules and Local Rosters:
at Hamilton Crossing Park
Saturday, June 16
10 a.m. — GM 1 — Bartow County vs. Cartersville
Sunday, June 17
4 p.m. — GM 2 — Gm 1 winner vs. Rockmart
Monday, June 18
6 p.m. — GM 3 — Gm 1 loser vs. Gm 2 loser
Tuesday, June 19
6:30 p.m. — GM 4 — Gm 2 winner vs. Gm 3 winner
Wednesday, June 20 (if needed)
6:30 p.m. — GM 5 — Gm 2 winner vs. Gm 3 winner
at Hamilton Crossing Park
Cartersville vs. Bartow County (best-of-three format)
Saturday, June 16 -- 12 noon
Sunday, June 17 -- 2 p.m.
Monday, June 18 -- 6 p.m. (if needed)
Bartow County Little League 10: Isaac Burnett, Landon Cassidy, Wyatt Earwood, Reed Ezell, Barrett Fuller, Dutch Hernandez, Jayden Jinks, Jacob Jones, James Lee, Landon Massingill, Colton O’Neal, Joseph Thorne, Dayson Ward. Manager: Mike Burnett. Coaches: Rick Ward, Mitch O'Neal and Mike Ezell.
Cartersville Little League 10U: Logan Buchanan, Will Camp, Brayden Channell, Peyton Emery, Isaiah Martin, Asa Mitcham, Matthew Morris, Carter Rice, Griffin Woodall, Kamdyn Woods, Lyle Woody. Manager: Ty Mitcham. Coaches: Jeff Osborn, Jonty Rice.
Bartow County Little League 11U: Jake Clowers, Harrison Cole, Reece Heaton, Brady Kerlin, Malachi Linley, Robert Mitchell, Jackson Nelson, Talan Nix, Aiden Ritchie, Jarrett Scott, Grayson Shiflett, Carson Waits, Righley Worthington. Manager: Chris Cole. Coaches: Billy Worthington, Tommy Linley, and Brian Shiflett.
Cartersville Little League 11U: Julian Cline, Casen Cochran, Cameron Cochran, Maddox Frazier, Andrew Lutjens, Brodie McWhorter, Thomas Peters, Logan Shrewsbury, Davis Waddell, Cameron Williams, Logan Woody. Manager: Lee Daniel. Coach: Luke Daniel
Bartow County Little League and Cartersville Little League game results are provided to BartowSportsZone.com by the two leagues and are sponsored on Bartow Sports Zone by Play It Again Sports at 410 Cherokee Place in Cartersville.