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Midlands All-Stars capture Dixie Youth AAA World Series

Midland Minors All Stars won the Dixie Youth AAA World Series championship, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
Midland Minors All Stars won the Dixie Youth AAA World Series championship, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Submitted Photo

The Midland Minors All-Stars capped off their season with a Dixie Youth AAA World Series championship.

Midlands defeated North Carolina, 4-3, on Thursday in the championship game at Lumberton, N.C. Midlands went 18-1 in the postseason with its only loss to Louisiana in the second game of the World Series. But the all-stars responded by winning its next four games.

During the run, Midlands outscored its opponents, 228-24, in the postseason. It was Midlands sixth championship overall for the program.

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