Blacksburg Goes 1-1 in First Two Days of 2008 AAA State Tournament
Blacksburg started the State Tournament Saturday by losing to Charlotte County 11-3. Charlotte County was one of the premier opponents in last year's State Tournament run. Notables by Blacksburg: Hal Hughes was 1-3 and scored a run; Eli Straw was 1-2 and scored a run.
Blacksburg beat Galax 20-0 in 4 innings on Sunday. Adam Linkous and Ethan Goforth pitched a 1-hit shut out. Everyone on the team reached 1st base at least once. Blacksburg players with multiple hits were Ethan Goforth, Morgan McCoy, Jack Madigan, Adam Linkous, and Hal Hughes.