Boger City 8U All-Stars win district N.C. Dixie Youth title
Submitted photo The Boger City Optimist 8-under All-Star baseball team won the N.C. Dixie Youth District 3AA tournament and then went on to play in the 2013 Dixie Youth AA State Tournament in Hope Mills. The team placed third in the state and has qualified for the Dixie Youth Baseball Region 1-AA coach pitch tournament beginning July 26 in Rockwood, Tenn. The team is one of four representing North Carolina. The team will hold a car wash at Auto Zone in Lincolnton at 9 a.m. on Saturday as a fundraiser. Pictured are, from left to right, front row: Evan Stanley, Hayden Tabor, Derick Rathbone, Andrew Secrest, Garett Hedgepeth, Jordan Truesdale; middle row: Dynae Diaz, Riley Shrum, Carter Black, Quaid Mincey, Luke Harrill, Tyler Hedgepeth; back row: coaches Chuck Hedgepeth, Shane Truesdale, Danny Hedgepeth and David Mincey.