July 23, 2003
Good news and bad news for Lee County all-star teams in state Dixie baseball tournaments.
In Duluth, the Lee County 13-year old all-stars beat Valdosta 12-5 to win the state title. They advance to the 13-year old Dixie Boys world series in Jackson, Tennessee.
The Lee County 13 and 14 year old team finished second in the Dixie Boys state tournament in Evans after they lost 11-4 to state champion Columbia County in the title game.
In Norcross, the Lee County 9-10 year old team beat Newton County 8-3 forcing a second and deciding game Thursday night against Newton County.
The winner will advance to the state championship series that starts on Saturday.