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Dixie Darling All Stars advance to playoffs

On Thursday, June 27, the Colleton County Dixie Darling All Stars went up against the Beaufort All Stars. The local team won by the landslide score of 22-1

During the following game on Friday, the Colleton County All Stars played the Bluffton All Stars. Colleton County won by a score of 11-9. Colleton County trailed most of the five-inning game, but scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, which led to the team’s victory.

On Saturday, Bluffton played Hanahan and defeated the team by the score of 12-7 to return to play the Colleton County All Stars for the Championship game on Sunday. On Sunday, Colleton County beat Bluffton 12-6 in the final game.

The local All Stars will now advance to the state playoffs, which will be held in Iva, South Carolina, July 13-17.The players range in age from seven to nine years old. It has been many years since our county has had a Dixie Darling team advance this far.

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