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Barboursville Little League wins Les Ghiz tourney for district crown

By RICK ELMORE The Herald-DispatchMay 26, 2019

HUNTINGTON — Barboursville Little League captured the West Virginia Little League Baseball District 1 regular season championship Friday at Huntington Little League at the Arch with a victory in the Les Ghiz Tournament.

Barboursville, represented by Crews, Nibert and Hettlinger Family Dentistry, scored seven runs in the top of the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie in an 8-1 win against Hood Realty from Huntington Little League.

The Les Ghiz Tournament was formerly known as the City Tournament and was named in memory of a former District 1 Little League administrator.

Before the game Crews, Nibert and Hettlinger players said they were anxious about facing the powerful Hood Realty team.

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