Dixie Boys baseball wins Mississippi Dixie Boys State Championship

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release Dixie Boys Baseball Team

On July 17, 2014, the 14 year old Hattiesburg Dixie Boys baseball team won the Mississippi Dixie Boys State Championship for the second year in a row.  The team played in the 13 team tournament held in Magee, MS July 11- 17.  The Hattiesburg team went 6-0 in the tournament averaging 12 runs per game and only allowing 1.3 runs per game.  They will be traveling to the World Series in Bossier City, Louisiana August 1-6 to defend their 2013 World Series title.  The team has only a little over a week to locate sponsors for their trip.  These young men are representing five local high schools in the Pine-Belt community.  This speaks volumes for the talent continuing in our area.

Please look for the team at intersections around town this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  Please come out and show your support.

The team is looking for financial support in order to provide transportation and lodging as well as furnish daily meals for the players and coaches for 6 days.  For information regarding donations, please contact Anthony Harris (6011-441-1122 / email Anthony.harris@prvepa.com ) or Michael Slay (601-549-0862 / email Michael.slay@grandbankfsb.com ).