DYB District 9 Major League
Supplemental Tournament Championship West
American 3, Elizabethtown 2
West Robeson American scored the tying and
winning runs on a wild pitch in the bottom
of the sixth inning to claim the Dixie Youth
Baseball District 9 Supplemental Tournament
Championship Tuesday night with a 3-2
victory over Elizabethtown.
Righthander Corey McKoy had limited West
Robeson to three hits and one run and
carried a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the
sixth. However a lead-off double, a wild
pitch, a walk and a stolen base put West
Robeson runners on second and third base.
The ball bounced to the screen on
the next pitch, allowing the runner on third
to score the tying run. The throw back to
the plate trickled past the pitcher as the
runner from second base scooted home with
the tournament winning run.
Elizabethtown had taken a 1-0 lead in the
second inning. Firstbaseman Jarad Piland
laced a single to leftfield and walks to
Corey McKoy, Jayson Baxter and Zach Butler
forced in Piland with the game’s first run.
Both teams turned in outstanding
defensive plays. A fine relay throw from
rightfield to third baseman Robert Tisdale
cut down a West Robeson runner in the third
With a runner on base in
the Elizabethtown fourth, the West Robeson
shortstop took away a bloop hit with a
running catch in short leftfield as he
collided with the leftfielder. On the next
play, the thirdbaseman dove for a grounder
and threw the batter out at first to end the
A walk and a double
produced the tying run for West Robeson in
the home half of the fourth.
Grayson Clark hammered a triple down the
rightfield line in the top of the fifth and
raced home on a wild pitch to put
Elizabethtown back on top 2-1.
tripled and scored, and Piland singled and
scored to lead the Elizabethtown offense.
Allen Owens beat out a bunt single, and
RaSean McKoy belted a single for the other
finished with a four-hitter, struck out
three, walked five and allowed only one
earned run in his five-plus innings on the
Elizabethtown received the
Runner-up Trophy in the Supplemental