Youth Baseball
Forest Avenue students, Team Alabama win World Series
Posted on 08/05/2019
Team Members

Four students from Forest Avenue Academic Magnet played on Team Alabama, which won the Dixie Youth Minors All Star World Series.

The AUM Dixie Youth Minors All Stars represented Team Alabama in the World Series in Ruston, La. The four from Forest Avenue are, from left, Aiden Braxter, Oliver Blackburn, Matthew Lutz, and Fred Lewis.

 

The team played 21 games over the summer, posting a 20-1 record and outscoring opponents 240-30 in those games. The all stars began play by going undefeated in their sub-district and district tournaments, before earning the berth to the World Series with a 4-3 victory in eight innings over Dothan American in the state championship game.