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NaCon tops midget league in baseball
X-press Signs were the midget league runners-up. - photo by Photo provided.

The Liberty County Recreation Department midget baseball teams duked it out during the June 8 championship game, and NaCon came out on top. They beat X-press Signs 10-0 to win the title.


Playoff recaps

June 1

• Neely Tile 8, Ratcliffe and Smith 3

Parker Neely and Michael Burnett led the hits for Neely while Christian Ruff hit one out of the ball park for a Ratcliffe and Smith home run.

X-press signs 8, Martin Insurance 5

Swinging bats for X-press Signs were Isaiah Hopkins, Stephen Felton, Darrius Tilghman and Martiel Washington. It was James Moon leading for Martin


June 2

Nacon 11, Lions Club 1

Casey Pope, Nik Bigelow, Jake Lee and Phillip Swindell led the hits for Nacon. Hitting for the Lions Club were Jair Brown and John Michael Monroe. Nacon pitcher Jake Lee was credited with the win pitching four innings. Miguel Pineda pitched three innings for the Lions Club with Brandon Woodard pitching one inning.


Neely 3, X-press signs 5

Desmond Oglesby, Stephen Felton, Darrius Tilghman and Duane Johnson led the hits for X-press signs while Parker Neely and Keon Oliver hit for Neely. Parker Neely took the loss for Neely pitching all five innings. Tilghman pitched three and Felton pitched two innings for X-press signs.


June 6

X-press signs 11, Lions Club 10

John Michael Monroe, Jair Brown and Brandon Woodard led the hits for the Lions Club. Isaiah Hopkins, Stephen Felton, Darrius Tilghman and Desmond Oglesby hit for X-press signs. Felton pitched two and Tilghman pitched an inning earning the win for X-press signs. Miguel Pineda took the loss for Lions Club pitching three innings. Demetrice Jefferson pitched one inning.


Championship game June 8

X-press signs 0, Nacon 10

Jake Lee pitched the winner in four innings for Nacon who were led by hitters Phillip Swindell, Nik Bigelow, Casey Pope and Quindon Montgomery. Stephen Felton pitched two innings for X-press signs and Darrius Tilghman pitched an inning.

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