Lufkin All-Stars Winnng Steak Continues



Lufkin All-Stars Win with a two to Zero (2-0 score over the California squad in Junior League World Series.

From Taylor, Michigan, “the Fearce 15”, with Mark Requena pitching tossed a two-hit shutout in leading the Lufkin All-Stars to a 2-0 victory over Manhattan Beach, California yesterday (Tuesday) in the Junior League World Series.

Lufkin, representing the Southwest, improves to 3-0 in the tourney, while the California squad, representing the West, falls to 2-1.

The Piney Woods team advances to the United States championship at 5 p.m. Saturday. They will play either Manhattan Beach or Warren Park from Chicago. Those teams play at 3 p.m. Thursday.

The World Series final is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday on ESPN2.

In Wednesday Win,

  • Requena struck out five and walked one batter.
  • Sam Flores led Lufkin with a double, while Chip Buchanan, Hunter Ditsworth, Bebo Hinojosa and Charlie Deaton all had singles.
  • Hinojosa and Ricky Rodriguez drove in runs as Lufkin scored single runs in the fourth and sixth innings.

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