Newton All-stars win at Dixie Youth

The Newton County Pee Wee National All-stars are one step closer to winning the Dixie Youth state tournament in Winder. After losing to Norcross on Saturday, the All-stars came back to beat Albany International 12-2. Against Albany, Newton County's Aiden McGibony struck out 14 batters in his five innings on the mound while driving in five runs at the plate.

"There was a great team effort by all the players, be it from a walk or a hit," Newton County head coach Shane Ballard said.

Making up the All-stars are, front row from left, Shane Ballard, Lucas Ballard, Jackson Yoemans, Logan Redmon, Parker Dial, Jackson Allen, Joshua Bates and coach Shane Allen. In the back row are, from left, manager BJ Dial, Blair Miller, McGibony, Nolan Wolfe, Jackson Henry, Joshua Teat, Sam Harper and coach Ryan Yoemans.