The Williamston 12U baseball team won the District 7 Tournament by beating Edenton twice in the finals.
The winner-take-all game at the Chocowinity Sports Complex was played over a span of two nights. The game was postponed in the bottom of the 4th inning late Thursday night when a line of strong thunderstorms settled over the area.
The game resumed on Thursday night. Edenton trailed 7-2 but had the bases loaded and no outs at the re-start of the game. Austin Lee Struck out two batters in the bottom of the 4th but an error in the inning led to two Edenton runs making the game very interesting.
Williamston then answered with four runs in the top of the 5th inning, two by way of a Ty Raynor double to right field, and Williamston went on to win the game 11-7.
Williamston will now head to the State Tournament in Hickory, NC set for the final weekend in July.
District 4 Finals:
Greenville North State beat Greenville Tar Heel 3-2 in the finals of the 11-12 year old District 4 tournament at Elm Street Park in Greenville. the win by North State forces a winner-take-all matchup Friday night at six o'clock for the right to advance to the state tournament.
North State took a 2-0 lead over Tar Heel in the bottom of the second inning when Jackson Stanley ripped a bases loaded single to right field.
North State led 3-0 in the top of the 4th when Tar Heel scored its only runs of the game on a Gray McKenzie base hit that plated two runs.