MACHINE PITCH COMEBACK KIDS!

Blackstone survives state elimination games in South Hill

After getting whipped by host team South Hill in opening round action Saturday, the Blackstone Machine Pitch Baseball All-Stars (age 8-andunder) came to life Sunday and Monday with convincing wins to stay alive and reach the semi-finals of the state tournament at Parker Field.

Blackstone lost Saturday in rain delayed opener, 17-8. “It was like we had never played baseball,” manager John Shepherd said of his District Five runner-up squad. “But we came to play after that!”

 

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