Smiths Station Wins Alabama Dixie Youth Championship

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - The Smiths Station All-Stars completed a run through the loser's bracket with 2-0 and 4-1 wins over Headland on Thursday to claim the Alabama Dixie Youth state championship at West Ridge Park in Opelika.

Smiths played each of their final four games as elimination games, and entered the final day of the tournament needing two wins over unbeaten Headland.

The state title is the second straight for Smiths Station. They now advance to the Dixie Youth World Series at Carthage, North Carolina. Play at the Series gets underway Saturday, August 13.