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Junior Boys ready for Georgia
SoVaNow.com / August 01, 2013Donnie Balducci and the Virginia State Champion Dixie Junior Boys were hard at work Tuesday night, scrimmaging the local Dixie 14 all-stars.
The Virginia Dixie Junior Boys are headed to World Series action this weekend.
The Virginia champs start Saturday at 4 p.m. against Georgia.
“It’s going to be tough. Every team down there is tough; they had to win to get there. It’s not going to be any easy ride,” Balducci said.
“Our main focus is Georgia, one game at a time,” he said.
Balducci said the Junior Boys got some benefit from scrimmaging the older boys. The coaches worked hard Monday night to get the local all-stars refocused for the task ahead.
“We’ve got a whole lot more pitching than the last time we went (to the World Series).
“I’m looking for good things,” said Balducci.
The pitching includes Clay Lloyd, Dawson Watts, Josh Barker and other options.
The offense provided plenty of support in the run to the state title.
“We averaged 20 hits (per game) during the state tournament,” he said.
Balducci believes this scrappy Virginia Dixie Junior Boys team will represent Virginia - and the local program - well in World Series play.
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