All-stars ready for state tourneys

Jun. 30, 2014 @ 08:05 PM

Three Henderson/Vance Babe Ruth League all-star teams will compete in state tournaments.

The 16-and-under and 12-and-under softball squads each claimed district titles and qualified for their respective state tourneys in Kinston.

Each of those Henderson/Vance teams defeated South Granville last Saturday in Butner and is scheduled to begin play in Kinston on Saturday.

Henderson/Vance’s 15-and-under baseball team automatically qualified for its state tournament, set for July 18 in Pembroke.

The 10-and-under baseball tournament continued Monday at Aycock Recreation Center with Sandhills facing Deep River of Sanford and the winner awaiting West Raleigh for the district championship.

Henderson/Vance softball

16-and-under: advanced to state tourney
14-and-under: eliminated in district tourney
12-and-under: advanced to state tourney
10-and-under: eliminated in district tourney
8-and-under: eliminated in district tourney

Henderson/Vance baseball
15-and-under: begins state tourney play July 18
12-and-under: eliminated in district tourney
10-and-under: eliminated in district tourney