Butler County Times Gazette
  • Catt Leedom update

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  •   The Catt Leedom Augusta youth baseball tournament has packed quite a bit of excitement, upsets and close games. The Machine Pitch Orioles put together two huge scoring innings on way to shocking the undefeated Rays with a 13-6 victory Wednesday night.  The Orioles advanced to tonight’s championship game, where they will play the White Sox, who defeated the Pirates 10-2 in the other semifinal. In the Pee Wee division, the Royals took an 11-5 lead into the final inning. The Cubs scored two runs and got the bases loaded in a rally attempt, but the Royals held them off for an 11-7 win. The Royals will play the Astros in the championship game. The Royals have to win twice in the double-elimination tournament.  In the squirt division, the Orioles broke open a close game in the middle innings on way to an 8-2 win against the Royals. The Orioles and Reds will play at 6:30 tonight in the first of two must-win games for both teams.  The championship game for the Squirt division likely will be moved to Monday due to teams playing in the?NBC?tournament this weekend.

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