The Manchester Youth Baseball League held their semifinals of their post season tournament on Thursday night in their 2 youngest age divisions setting up Friday’s championship games. In the 6 and under(or T-Ball) division, Hullett’s Service and Dr. Jay’s got wins. 3rd seeded Dr. Jay’s broke open a tight game with a 5 run 3rd inning to claim a 25 to 17 win over 1st Vision Bank. Dr. Jay’s got 12 runs from the top 4 batters in their lineup to key the win. Riley of 1st Vision Bank scored 3 runs to lead the bankers. In the other semifinal, top seeded Hullett’s used their strong defense to hold Oak Restaurant to 1 run in the first 2 innings as they advanced to the finals with a 23 to 15 win. Eli Hancock was 5 for 5 with 3 triples and 6 RBI for Hullett’s. Baylor Dendy was 3 for 3 to lead Oak Restaurant. Dr. Jay’s will take on Hullett’s at 5:00 PM on the T-Ball Field for the post season tournament championship.
In the 8 and under coach pitch games, Interstate Auto used a big 2nd inning to defeat Coffee County Mini Storage 16 to 7. Eli McLean and Jayden Carter had homeruns for Interstate. Matt Moore was 3 for 3 with a triple for Coffee County Mini Storage. In the other semifinal, Hillsboro Masonic used a strong defense to upset Hullett’s 10 to 8. A.J. Schuster and Austin Gipson were each 3 for 3 for Hillsboro Masonic Lodge. Caleb Fletcher and Jacob Barlow each had 3 hits for Hullett’s. The 8U championship will take place at 6:30 PM on the T-Ball Field as Interstate Auto will take on Hillsboro Masonic Lodge. Also on Friday night, the 10U division championship game will begin at 6:30 PM on the American Field between John Roberts Toyota and Mark Lemons Construction. The 12U championship will also start at 6:30 PM on the National Field as Al White Ford/Lincoln will take on People’s Bank.