Cal Ripken State Tournaments

Thursday, July 5, 2018
The Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball League celebrated its 25th Anniversary as they honored past players from state tournament title teams at Friday night’s Cal Ripken 10U state tournament opening ceremonies at the Richard Cashion Sports Complex in Lewisburg.
Tribune photo by Anthony S. Puca

After losing their first two Silver Bracket pool games, the 6U Marshall County All-Stars stormed back to win the Cal Ripken state tournament championship on Sunday at Lawrenceburg.
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The 7U Marshall County All-Stars defeated south Williamson 23-9 in the Cal Ripken Gold Bracket state title game on Sunday at Lawrenceburg.
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The 9U Marshall County All-Stars advanced to the Silver Bracket championship at Crossville on Sunday, but lost to south Williamson to finish as runner-up.
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2017 Miss Marshall County Caroline McCormick, along with Cal Ripken district commissioner and tournament director Mike Tatum introduce the teams at the opening ceremonies Friday night.
The host Marshall County 10U All-Stars take the field at the opening ceremonies.
The Stars and Stripes arrive on horseback as Ernie Brewbaker takes the field on his horse Ranger T to open the ceremony Friday night.
Everyone honors the flag as Laura Lane sings the National Anthem.
Danny Hollingsworth throws out the first pitch at the end of the ceremony to begin play on the field Friday night.
Players and coaches from past girls’ state title teams await more of their comrades as they are honored for the 25th Anniversary.
Members of the 2008 12U state title team pose for a photo next to their wall-ball plaque at the Richard D. Cashion Sports Complex.
Marshall County 10U All-Star catcher Dillum Wiles tags out a Mt. Juliet runner at home plate in Friday night’s pool play.
Ronan Scott takes a big hack during the 10U Marshall County All-Stars game versus Mt. Juliet.
Marshall County shortstop D’Marion Hightower takes a mighty swing at pitch in the first inning for the 10U Marshall County All-Stars.
Marshall County southpaw hurler Tyler Railling winds up for a pitch in Friday night’s pool play matchup versus Mt. Juliet.