Blacksburg Ozone opens state tournament with 13-7 win!

Radford University, July 13, 2007 --- Blacksburg's 11-12 Ozone team opened Dixie Youth State Tournament play with a 13-7 win against Botetourt American. Brandon Tucker and Ryan Mondy both homered to lead Blacksburg to a first victory. With the victory, Blacksburg advances in the winners bracket and will play at 6pm Saturday, July 14th.

Opening pitch of Ozone Tournament.

Middle infielders Gabe Dascanio and Tyler Barry.

Excellent facility for a State Tournament.

Alex Shimozono delivers to the plate.

Tyler Barry with the stolen base.

Brandon Tucker gets congratulations from Coach Barry after 2nd inning HR.

Tyler Remsen looks for a pitch to hit.

Alex Shimozono hits while Coach Barry looks on.

John Hamborsky takes a cut.

State Director Charlie Green watches from behind the plate.

Brandon Tucker and Ryan Mondy both hit Homeruns.

District director Donald Boothe awards Brandon Tucker HR ball.

District director Donald Boothe awards Ryan Mondy HR ball.

Manager Mike Barry after the victory.

Coaches Barry, Minnix, Dascanio talk with team after victory.

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