The Beaufort County All-Stars got off to a rocky start at the Dixie Junior Boys World Series, losing 11-1 to Sumter on Saturday in Aiken.
Beaufort County managed only four hits, while Sumter scored in each of the first four innings to build a big lead en route to a third straight win over Beaufort County.
Logan Brutcher went 2-for-3, Kevin Brown had an RBI double, and Hudson Mullen added a hit for Beaufort County.
Starter Joab Stephens was charged with the loss.
Beaufort County will face Spring Hill, Florida, in an elimination game at 10 a.m. Sunday.
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