WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WKRN) – Another game, another win for the Goodlettsville All-Stars as they beat Peachtree City 6-3 to move to 2-0 at the Southwest Regional Tournament.
Tanner Jones hit a two run homer to give Goodlettsville a 3-0 lead and Carson Rucker came through with a clutch 2 RBI double.
Goodlettsville earned a day off Sunday and will play Monday against the only other unbeaten team in regionals, West Virginia.
The team is playing in honor of one of their coaches, Jimmy Ezzell, who recently lost his battle with cancer.
Easton Dillard was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes when he was just a pre-schooler. In the past, Easton helped raise more than $25,000, and he’s even discussed funding for diabetes research with congressmen.
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Twins Tanner and Tyler Jones are teammates on the All-Stars and have competed together through the years while always pushing one another to do better.
If they win, they’ll advance to the championship game Wednesday to play a one game winner take all for a trip to the Little League World Series.
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