First Championship Claimed at Georgia Dixie Baseball Tourney

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Newton County claimed the Georgia Dixie Junior Boys state baseball championship with a 23-9 win over West Georgia White on Tuesday night at Britt David Park.

In Dixie Boys play, four teams remain. Troup County emerged as the last remaining undefeated team with a 14-4 win over Lee County. West Georgia Purple eliminated Newton County 9-7 in eight innings, while Columbia County beat the Baconton Blazers 17-1.

Wednesday's matchups have Columbia County facing Lee County in an elimination game at 5:00 pm, while West Georgia Purple tries to stay alive in the tournament  by handing Troup County its first loss at 8:00 pm.