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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Sikeston's Austin Dill celebrates after Jason Jarrell (in helmet) hit a home run Friday afternoon in the 2009 Missouri Cal Ripken 10-year-old State Tournament held at the Sikeston Complex. Also pictured is Brandon Hurt (far left) and Trey Smith (far right).
(David Jenkins, Staff)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston 10-year-old All-Stars kept things rolling in the Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old Missouri State Tournament, as they downed the New Madrid All-Stars 14-3 Friday at the Sikeston Recreation Complex.

Sikeston's hot bats carried over from Thursday night's domination of the Aurora All-Stars, as the team recorded 14 hits in just three innings of work. Sikeston's Caleb Watkins and Jason Jarrell both struck for towering home runs in the contest. Jarrell and Sam Cox lead the way in runs batted in with 3 RBI's a piece.

"They (New Madrid) have a left-handed pitcher that's pretty tough, but our boys handled him well," Sikeston head coach Bobby Stinnett said. "Our boys came out and knocked the ball all over the field again today. When you get into those teams' heads with that a little bit, your usually pretty successful."

New Madrid head coach Tim Campbell, whose team fielded well, noted that Sikeston hit the ball away from New Madrid defenders.

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