The Dixie Youth Baseball Machine Pitch (7-8) District 8 Tournament got underway with three games Thursday at Burton Wells Recreation Complex in Beaufort.
Beaufort blanked Hampton 11-0 in four innings, as Landen Davis, Fisher Howell, and George Pickney each scored two runs.
Kallan Gordon and Brandon Hunter each had three hits, while Hunter and Ellis Rose each drove in three runs in Bluffton American’s 11-1 win over Bluffton National. Duncan Conn had a hit and an RBI for Bluffton National.
Hilton Head routed Ridgeland 18-3 in the nightcap and will face Colleton County in a winner’s bracket game at 6 p.m. Friday.
Bluffton National and Hampton will face in an elimination game at 6 p.m. Friday, while Bluffton American will take on Beaufort in a winner’s bracket contest at 8 p.m.
Coaches or league administrators may submit scores and key statistics after each game to firstname.lastname@example.org throughout the district and state tournaments.
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