Good summer

The Brunswick Coach Pitch All-Stars have had a great summer capturing the Dixie Youth District 2 Division 2 tournament title at Parker Park in South Hill and winning two of their first three in the state tournament over the weekend in Powhatan. Players pictured include RJ Layton, Darius Easter, Jr., Carter Washburn, Jaylon Mills, Zammeron Evans, Kaleb Artis, Easton Weidman, Ashby Matthews, Chris Reavis, and Mason Simon. Coaches for the team are Andrew Weidman, Rodney Mills, Demirus Alexander and Darius Easter. (Dennis Smith)

Andrew Weidman and his Brunswick teammates stayed alive in the Virginia Dixie Youth Coach Pitch state tournament with a 9-6 win over Amherst on Sunday afternoon. (Dennis Smith)

The Brunswick All-Stars rebounded from an opening day loss to top Amherst 9-6 on Sunday afternoon in an elimination game to stay alive in the Virginia Dixie Youth Coach Pitch state tournament in Powhatan.

Brunswick was scheduled to take the field again on Monday but results were not available at press time.

The local team got off to a great start on Sunday, jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning behind runs from Darius Easter, Jr., Carter Washburn and Jaylon Mills.

Brunswick added another run in the second when Ashby Matthews scored.

Washburn, Mills, Zammeron Evans and Kaleb Artis scored in the third inning for Brunswick while Rashard Layton scored in the fourth.

Amherst scored two runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings.

Washburn and Mills led Brunswick with three hits apiece in the game.

Brunswick, 13-7

Brunswick came to play on Saturday and topped the Dinwiddie Nationals 13-1 in an elimination game.

The local team scored seven runs in the first inning, four in the second, one in the fourth and one in the fifth.

Dinwiddie scored four runs in the second, two in the third and one in the fourth.

Washburn and Artis had two hits and scored two runs while Rashard Layton, Easton Weidman, Matthews and Easter had a hit and scored two runs. Mills and Evans also scored a run while Mason Simon had three hits in the contest and Chris Reaves added one.

Timberlake, 15-7

Tied at three after one inning of play, Timberlake used balanced scoring the rest of the way to pick up a 15-7 victory over Brunswick in the state tournament opener on Friday afternoon.

Timberlake scored two runs in the second inning, four in the third, two in the fourth, two in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Brunswick scored three runs in the third inning to close the gap to 9-6 but added only one more run in the fifth inning.

Easter, Washburn and Mills scored two runs apiece to pace Brunswick while Evans added one.