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Yadkin County 14-and-under Babe Ruth state championsFront row, left to right: Brock Mullins, Blake Winebarger, Bryce Vestal, Peyton Winebarger, Wesley Wood. Back row: Coach John Vestal, Peyton Mullins, Tanner Gregory, Zach Lovette, Manager Keith Pack, Alex Boyles, Carte Foster, Coach Scott Winebarger.
Yadkin County 14-and-under Babe Ruth state championsFront row, left to right: Brock Mullins, Blake Winebarger, Bryce Vestal, Peyton Winebarger, Wesley Wood. Back row: Coach John Vestal, Peyton Mullins, Tanner Gregory, Zach Lovette, Manager Keith Pack, Alex Boyles, Carte Foster, Coach Scott Winebarger.
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The Yadkin County 14-year-old all-stars won the 2014 Babe Ruth State Tournament.


The team competed in the state tournament in Union County from July 17 to 23. The team finished the tournament by beating Union County for the championship on July 23. The team started off strong through the first three games, beating Dilworth, Stanley, and Sawmills.


The team then suffered their first loss of the tournament to Union County on Tuesday night; they then had to play Stanley County to get back into the championship game against Union County. Yadkin County defeated Stanley County and got them back into the championship game on Wednesday night.


The first game saw Yadkin win forcing a second and final game with Union County for the state title. The last game went down to the final inning when Yadkin won in the bottom of the seventh inning. This is Yadkin’s fourth consecutive state championship with this group of young men. They have won the 11-, 12-, 13-, and now the 14-year-old state tournament.


Yadkin traveled to Newton to compete in the Southeast Regionals. Game one for Yadkin was Wednesday July 30 against Lawrenceburg, Tennessee - the defending Southeast Region Champions.


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