Cumberland County Minor’s Baseball Team Captures State Title
Cumberland, VA – Congratulations to the Cumberland Youth Minor’s Baseball Team!
On Wednesday, July 13, 2022 the Cumberland County Minor’s Baseball team captured the Virginia State Title by defeating defending champion Lunenburg County at the Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament in Martinsville, VA by a score of 14-4. The Cumberland Minor’s Baseball team will represent the State of Virginia in the Dixie Youth World Series in Anderson, South Carolina from July 28th through August 3rd. Twelve teams from across the United States will be participating.
The minor team’s run through the state tournament was preceded by an undefeated regular season as well as an undefeated run through the regional tournament in late June where Cumberland defeated Amelia, Buckingham, and Scottsville.
The Cumberland County Minor’s team is made up the following players: Lane Cottrell, Wyatt Cottrell, Nick Foster, Jeremiah Gee, Layne Haas, Baylee Haas, Cameron Langston, Dalton Owens, Jorden Myers, Rylan Smith, and Chase Wise. The Cumberland Minor’s Baseball team is coached by Head Coach April Wise, and Assistant Coaches Brandon Owens and Megan Langston.
A parade celebrating the Cumberland Minor’s Youth Baseball season is slated for this afternoon, July 15th at 5 pm at the Cumberland High School Complex. An additional celebration is scheduled for Sunday, July 24th from 2-5 pm at the Madison Sports Complex. Details coming soon for the event on the 24th so stay tuned!