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Burgaw teams dominate state championship week for Dixie Youth softball tournament

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WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) -- All of the Wilmington teams were eliminated prior to Wednesday's play, but that was not the case for softball squads from Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin and Pender County. In fact the debs division, which is essentially the high school division Burgaw defeated Brunswick County for the state championship title.

In the belles division South Columbus was considered to be one of the favorites to advance to the Dixie World Series, But South Columbus lost in the semi-finals on Wednesday to Cumberland County. The Burgaw belles were supposed to play Cumberland in the finals on Wednesday night, but foul weather got in the way. Cumberland and Burgaw played Thursday morning instead. Burgaw won to advance to the Dixie World Series in the belles division.

Burgaw also had a team in the ponytail finals. That's the age group for 11 and 12 year olds. Until Wednesday Burgaw was practically perfect. They scored 58 runs, allowing only one. They were challenged by Dunn though, yet Burgaw will advance to the Dixie World Series in Louisiana with an 18-7 victory.

West Stanly beat Duplin County in the darlings division. West Stanly also won the sweeties division with a victory over East Columbus. Click play video in order to see highlights from four of the six championship games.

Sweeties:
Champion- West Stanly
Runner Up- East Columbus
Sportsmanship- Cape Fear

Darlings:
Champion- West Stanly
Runner Up- Duplin Co.
Sportsmanship- Burke County

Angels:
Champion- West Lincoln
Runner Up- West Stanly
Sportsmanship- North Granville

Ponytails:
Champion- Burgaw
Runnr Up- Dunn
Sportsmanship- Moore County

Belles: (this championship game wasn't finished until Thursday morning due to foul weather)
Champion- Burgaw
Runner Up- South Cumberland
Sportsmanship- Madison Mayodan

Debs:
Champion- Burgaw
Runner Up- Brunswick North
Sportsmanship- Cape Fear

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