Dixie Youth 8u

Winfield 8U world series runners-up

Winfield’s 8U boys win second place in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series. From left are Lee Roland, Chason Bonds, Brooks Riley, Case Miles, Erik Butsykin, Brock Corkren, Blaine McNeal, Ames Poole, Ridge Stocks, Avery Tucker and Kolbe Windham.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
DOTHAN — Winfield’s 8U Dixie Youth baseball team finished as runners-up in the 2022 Dixie Youth Division II AA World Series on Tuesday, Aug. 2, in a narrow loss to North Carolina, wrapping up a 23-3 record season.
The team advanced to the World Series after defeating Fayette in the state tournament on Monday, July 11. They went on to represent the state of Alabama in the World Series starting on July 27.

Winfield 8U boys leave for Dothan

The Dixie Youth 8U Winfield boys pose for a picture before leaving for Dothan on Wednesday, July 27, for competition in the Dixie Youth World Series. Back row from left are Avery Tucker, Kolbe Windham, Brooks Riley, Ridge Stocks, Blaine McNeal and Lee Roland. Front row from left are Ames Poole, Chason Bonds, Case Miles, Erik Butsykin and Brock Corkren.

By P.J. Gossett
General Manager
WINFIELD — The Dixie Youth 8U boys team at Winfield left last Wednesday, July 27, headed for the James Oates Park in Dothan for the Dixie Youth World Series, where they will compete against 12 other states. The team won the 2022 state championship against Fayette on July 11, giving them a record of 18-1.