Marshall 11's fourth in state

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

MACON -- Marshall SABL split four games last week to finish fourth at the Babe Ruth 11-year-old State Tournament at Macon.

Marshall, which swept Brookfield for the District 7 crown, 19-2 and 12-2, came back from a 15-5 first-round loss to Phelps County with a pair of victories: 10-5 over Cassville and 4-2 against Boonville. Sikeston eliminated SABL, but not until after being challenged. Down 11-0 after two innings, Marshall pulled to within 11-8 before dropping a 13-8 decision.

Making up the SABL squad were (bottom row, from left) Ryland Plummer, Michael Castle, Alex Maupin, Sebastian Sims, Colin King, (middle row) Aaron Skinner, Austin Campbell, Dillon Wilson, Jordan Pannell, Collin Porter and (back row) coaches Chad Maupin and George Porter.

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