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one in the fifth on the way to a 9-0 win to keep their run alive. vs. Emanuel County

Next on the list for Vidalia was Emanuel County, and the VRD boys rolled to an easy win. Vidalia jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning, and were on top 12-1 by the end of the second.

Vidalia put four more on the board in the third inning to take the game by the run rule, 16-1. vs. Colquitt County

That moved VRD into the semifinals of the losers' bracket to take on Moultrie for a shot at a rematch with Wayne County.

There was never any question in this game as Vidalia broke the game open in the first inning with 13 runs. They went through the lineup as they made sure they were going to get their rematch.

Vidalia added three more in the second as they won the game 16-0 to advance to the Championship. 8u

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vs. Wayne County Championship Game 1 Vidalia got on the board first with two runs in the top of the first inning, but Wayne answered with a run in the bottom of the frame to close it to 2-1. Vidalia looked to take control in the top of the second inning as they scored six more runs to take a 7-1 lead over Wayne.

But in the fourth inning, Wayne plated seven runs to take an 8-7 lead over Vidalia. Vidalia tied the game in the top of the fifth inning at 8-8, but Wayne answered with a run in the bottom half to lead the game 9-8.

VRD came back in the top of the sixth inning with four runs as they took a 13-9 lead. Vidalia held in the bottom of the sixth to take the win, 13-9, and force a Game 2. vs. Wayne County Championship Game 2 This game was decided in the first inning. With an inside-the-park grand slam by Vidalia and several other hits, they blew the game open with 15 runs in the inning. Wayne did plate three runs in the bottom of the first, but one more from Vidalia in the top of the second made the score 16-3.

Wayne did not give up, as they managed to pick up three runs in the second and one more in the fourth, but VRD cruised to the 16-7 victory.

With the win the VRD 8u boys are the GRPA State Champions.The All Star team finished the season with a combined record of 33-4-1.

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