Florida Big Leaguers Fall to SC in World Series, Game 3

The Florida District 12 all-stars lost to South Carolina in their third game at the Big League World Series in Easley, SC, on Saturday, dropping to 1-2 in pool play.

EASLEY, SC — The Southern boys of summer took to the field Saturday night at Easley's J.B. "Red" Owens Complex.

Host team  met for a battle of the southeast.

After three innings, South Carolina led, 2-0. 

Florida, representing the Southeast and comprised of players from Dunedin, Clearwater, Largo and Palm Harbor, broke through with a run in the fourth and tied the game 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth when Clearwater Central Catholic High's Carter Cashman doubled home Dunedin High product Jordan Savinon. 

But a two-run homer from Will Hartsell gave SC District 1 the lead at the top of the seventh, and Florida was unable to catch up. 

On Deck

The Florida All-Stars are now 1-2 in pool play and in fourth place in the six-team U.S. Division. The top two teams advance to Tuesday's semifinal, with the winner facing the International Division winner in the championship.

Florida's next game is 4 p.m. Monday against West respresentative Southern California.

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Katie Dolac July 29, 2012 at 07:34 PM
Thank you, Team Southeast for this update. Please continue to keep us posted of any developments. We are rooting for you from Dunedin!
jo ann hartman July 30, 2012 at 05:08 PM
That team should be kicked out of the series. And to be the host team and cheat and still get to compete. What about the Little League pledge I will play fair. Guess tats southern hospitality for you. If the West wins today llblws. Wont even let sc and west have a tie breaker game. Keep calling and posting how you feel about cheating in such an important game. All us teams except SC had to climb a steep ladder to get here. Same on you little league and SC. A proud West parent
jo ann hartman July 30, 2012 at 05:37 PM
Shame on you. (Correction)
Heckler July 30, 2012 at 05:59 PM
my son played with this team (most of them) during the regular season and in high school. unfortunately he was too young to be eligible, but we're all rooting for southeast! good job boys! we're all proud of you!!
Sunde Farquhar July 30, 2012 at 06:42 PM
Nest game is 4pm Monday. Go southeast!


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