All-Stars Tournaments Thrill Little League Fans
By Space Coast Daily // July 12, 2012
Sectionals Ahead For District Champions
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Enjoying perfect weather for baseball, Little League’s district All-Stars tournaments have provided a treasure trove of highlights for fans over the past few nights.
Teams from District 2 and District 22 continue to sparkle as they reach deeper into pool play and t0urnament brackets on a quest for division championships and berths in upcoming sectional games.
In a Juniors baseball playoff game at Viera Regional Park on Wednesday night, Viera/Suntree defeated Beachside 12-2.
On Tuesday I Juniors baseball, Viera/Suntree beat Palm bay West 10-3 and Eau Gallie Gold topped South Beaches 7-2.
In Seniors division baseball at Viera Regional Park on Wednesday, South Beaches shut out Palm Bay West 9-0. The victory advances South Beaches to the Southeast Regional Tournament later this month.
On Tuesday, Viera/Suntree edged Eau Gallie 7-6 in another Seniors baseball matchup.
No Majors baseball games were scheduled Wednesday for District 2, but two games were played in the division Tuesday.
Eau Gallie knocked off Beachside 14-4 Tuesday and Viera/Suntree stopped South Beaches 13-3 in Majors games at Viera Regional Park.
Final District 22 All-Stars tournament games were completed Wednesday night.
In the Majors softball championship game at Rockledge Park, Rockledge defeated Mims 20-0 in 4 innings.
Rockledge will advance to the Section 3 Tournament on Saturday at Rockledge Park. Sectional tournament game times for Saturday are 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
In the Majors softball tournament at Rockledge Park on Tuesday, Port St. John defeated Mims 22-10 in 5 innings.
Port St. John beat Mims 7-1 in Senior softball on Tuesday. For Mims, Leann Vaughn had a double and Erin Rios accounted for their lone run. Port St. John’s Breanna Eberhardt and Jessica Fleming had doubles.
With the victory, Port St. John claimed the District 22 Senior Softball title and advances to the Section 3 Tournament on Saturday at Rockledge Park.
The 2012 District 22 All-Star champions include:
• 9/10 baseball — Merritt Island (plays in sectionals in Debary on Saturday)
• 10/11 baseball — Mims (plays in sectionals in St. Augustine on Saturday)
• Major baseball — Merritt Island (Plays in sectionals at Debary on July 21)
• Junior baseball — Rockledge (Plays in sectionals at St. Augustine on July 21)
• Senior baseball — Rockledge (plays in sectionals at W.W. James Park in Titusville on July 21)
• Major softball — Rockledge (plays in sectionals at Rockledge Park on Saturday)
• Senior softball — Port St. John (plays in sectionals at Rockledge Park on Saturday)