Baseball intense over weekendBy Micah Lewter

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2003

The Dixie Pre-Minor All-Stars will head to Rehobeth tonight to take part in a tournament.

The all-stars teams will both play today at 6 p.m.

The Troy Americans are coached by Davie Dickey, Brett Newman and Randy Rushing. The members of the team are Austin Adler, Reid Dickey, Mitchell Mobley, Austin Rushing, Max Culpepper, John Stephen Grice, Dustin Newman, T.J. Sikes, Kyle Daugherty, Brantley LeCroy, Tyler Rotton and Storm Worthington.

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The Troy Nationals are coached by Melanie Barnes, Mike Benton and Allan Blackmon. The members of the team are Tatum Barnes, Robert Benton, Michael Carroll, Courtney Downing, Stormm Garrett, D.J. Jordan, Holt Ingalls, McNeil Dobson, Joey Denison, Tripp Blackmon, Austin Baugh and Taylor Renfroe.

Meanwhile, in Troy the American Legion Post 70 baseball team will be holding an eight-team tournament.

Troy, Tuscaloossa, Enterprise and Chilton County will be in Division I, while Andalusia, Millbrook, West Alabama and Albany, Ga., will be in Division II.

The tournament will be a twin-round robin beginning today at 5 p.m.

Troy faces Enterprise at 5 p.m. today at Charles Henderson, and Andalusia faces Millbrook at the same time at Riddle-Pace Field.

In the night caps of the doubleheaders, Tuscaloosa faces Chilton County at Charles Henderson and West Alabama faces Albany at Riddle-Pace.

The games resume at 10 a.m. Saturday. Enterprise faces Tuscaloosa at Troy State, and Andalusia faces Albany at TSU.

Troy plays and 3 p.m. against Chilton County at Charles Henderson and 5:30 p.m. against Tuscaloosa at Troy State.

The Divisions will play each other Sunday based on order of finish beginning at 11 a.m.