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Posey gets shot at USA Jr. National Team

June 16, 2004

McAlester, Ok.-  Junior Team Georgia beat California 11-2 Wednesday night to win the Sunbelt Classic Baseball title.

Lee County's Buster Posey had a double in three at bats and scored two runs.

Posey, who had a .394 batting average in ten games int he tournament,  was also named to the all-tournament team.

The AFLAC All-American now heads to Joplin, Missouri and the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars next week.

Posey is one some 150 players who will be placed onto eight teams who will play each other in a round robin tournament.

After which, 18 of these players will be picked for the junior national team that will represent the United States at world championships in Taiwan in late August.

 Lowndes High baseball coach Danny Redshaw has been selected to work at the Tournament of Stars.

posted at 10:20pm by roberth@walb.com 

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