Owen County all-stars fall short of state tournament

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By The Staff

The Owen County 10U baseball All-Stars recently competed in the District 6 Cal Ripken Tournament.

The team fell short of reaching the state tournament, losing to Grant County in a best of three series. The Rebels lost by a score of 7 to 4 in the first match-up. Owen County was led on the mound by Austin Towles and Jason Gray. At the plate the Rebels were led by Grant Cobb with two hits. Kirby Young, Logan Harrod, Austin Brown and Towles also had hits.

The Rebels had hopes of sending the series to a game three when they were leading game two by a score of 8 to 3 in the last inning. However, Grant County battled back in their last at-bat to take the win, 10-8. The Rebels were led on the mound by Logan Harrod and Grant McMillen. At the plate, the Rebels got two hits each from Kirby Young, Austin Towles and Harrod. Also contributing with hits were Grant Cobb, Blake Burke, Timmy Harris and Austin Brown.