Major title for Major All-Stars
Pictured on the bottom row, from left, Natasia Fauntleroy, Abby Bartlett, Maeve Collins, Elizabeth Kellum and Brooke Passagaluppi; back row, from left, Ashley Perrey, Manager Mike Slaw, Meredith Slaw, Rilee Baughan, Coach Robbie Baughan, Anna Lewis, Coach Shawn Collins, Trynity Lee, Karli Taylor and Sarina Darby.
Richmond County took home the Virginia District 15 the Little League Major All-Stars Softball tournament championship in King George County last Sunday defeating King William, 5-2. Richmond County now advances to the State Playoffs in Leesburg.
In game one, Essex dropped King George, 13-9, and Mathews defeated Westmoreland in game two, 13-0.
On June 29, Lancaster won over Northumberland in game four, 5-4, and Middlesex lost to King William in game three, 23-1. Richmond County went on to defeat Essex, 12-0, in game five and King William 5-0, in game 11.
Mathews fell in the semifinals to Richmond County, 4-2, dropping them to the elimination bracket and the moving the winning team to the finals.
On June 30, Westmoreland and King George were both eliminated in their respective games seven and eight. Middlesex knocked off Westmoreland, 18-1, and Northumberland defeated King George, 8-1.
After three days, King William found themselves in the finals after six teams were eliminated including Northumberland, Spotsylvania, Essex, Middlesex, Lancaster and Mathews. Essex defeated Middlesex 13-7, but fell to Lancaster 6-1; on the other-side of the elimination bracket, Northumberland won over Spotsylvania, 16-7, but was shut out by King William, 5-0.
King William went on to defeat Lancaster 17-6 and Mathews 3-2.
Richmond County advances to the state all-star tournament in Leesburg hosted by the Loudoun Girls Softball.