Youth Baseball: District 4 tournaments begin today in Brooks

By STUART CROSBY stuart@newnan.com The road to the Little League World Series begins today in Brooks for Senoia and Grantville All-Star baseball teams. The Brooks Little League Park in Fayette County will host both the 10-under and 11-under Georgia District 4 tournaments starting today. Teams representing Troup, Fayette and Fulton will also play in the week-long event.
The 10-under tournament begins tonight with Senoia facing host Brooks at 6:30. A round-robin format continues through next week with a trip to the state tournament in Toccoa at stake. The 11-under tournament also begins this weekend in Brooks with the winner advancing to the state tournament in Warner Robins. On July 8, the 12-under tournament also gets under way, where the ultimate prize is a trip to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn. The district winner takes the next step by advancing to the state level in Cartersville Double elimination formats will be held for district play among the Junior (12-14) and Senior (15-16) league tournaments beginning Saturday. Junior league Senoia and Brooks teams play at 10 a.m., while Senior League play has both sets of All-Stars playing at 3 p.m. Winners of the two tournaments will advance to the state tournaments in Watkinsville and Augusta respectively. The District 4 Big League tournament for ages 17-18 will act as a best of three format to be held at the Peachtree City Baseball and Softball Complex on Highway 74.


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