|Watauga Juniors one win away from state|
|Written by Mike Kelly|
|Saturday, 18 July 2009 18:14|
The Watauga 13-14 year-old Junior League team is just one win away from the District 7 championship and a trip to Lewisville for the state tournament.
Watauga, which is 2-0 and has scored 37 runs during that stretch, will play either Wilkes American or Wilkes National Tuesday night at Optimist Park in Boone at 6 pm. Wilkes American advanced by beating West Caldwell 8-7 on Saturday in an elimination game. Wilkes American will now play Wilkes National at Optimist Park Monday night at 6 pm in an elimination game.
The winner gets Watauga Tuesday night. But whoever plays Watauga National must win twice to take the distrtict title. If Watauga loses Tuesday night, there would be a second and deciding game Wednesday at 6 pm at the Optimist Park. The state tournament begins Saturday, July 25.
The Watauga 13-14 Junior League softball team will play an elimination game Monday night at 6pm at Freedom High School in Morganton against Wilkes National. The winner gets Morganton in the finals Tuesday night at 6pm. And if Watauga advances, the Nationals must beat Morganton twice to win the District 7 championship. A second and deciding game would be played Wednesday night at 6 pm at Freedom. The state tournament will be in Rutherfordton Saturday, July 25.
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