Unicoi County was the eventual state champions, beating the defending World Series champions and host Morristown 8-0 Saturday night. Unicoi advances to the southeast region in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Marshall County opened the state tournament with a convincing 7-1 victory over Madison on July 12 and then followed that win with the shocker of the tourney, outlasting Morristown 2-1 in front of their home crowd on July 14.
Marshall County was undefeated, but knew their winner's bracket match-up with Unicoi County on Wednesday night could be the toughest game they played the entire post-season.
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