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South Boston American nails down state title

SBA downed Rustburg, 8-3, Wednesday at the Day Complex in South Boston. The SBA all-stars finished O-zone state play with a 5-1 record.

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HC-South allstars fall in Ripken finals

SoVaNow.com / July 23, 2014
The local Halifax County-South Cal Ripken major league all-stars had a strong run in SE regional play in Staunton.

HC-South finished 5-1 and the runner-ups in the tournament.

HC-South won its opener by a 6-2 score over the Staunton. The locals then defeated Winter Park, 6-2, in game two. HC-South defeated Glen Allen, 5-4, in game three. The local all-stars then took out Sweet Water, Ala., with an 11-8 win in game four.

The Virginia champs defeated South Daytona, 7-3, and that victory sent HC-South to the title game. There, the local all-stars fell 9-1 to Sweet Water.

The Alabama squad went on to the Ripken World Series.

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