SW teams KO’d at District 5 tourneys

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

Sweetwater’s remaining two District 5 Little League tournament teams saw their seasons come to an end after losing both of their double-elimination bracket games over the weekend.
After losing at separate locations on Saturday, the teams both played Sunday at Jim Ned in basically a Sweetwater doubleheader.
The 8-10 year-olds took the field first and lost 11-8 to Abilene Eastern.
The 9-11 year-olds then faced Jim Ned, which rode a big early lead to a 14-2 win over Sweetwater in the second game at Jim Ned, which was called at the end of four innings due to the 10-run rule.
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