Nick Loftis of St. Albans rips a single to right field in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday to help his team rally for a victory against Bi-State in the Little League baseball state tournament at Little Creek Park in South Charleston. SA trailed the Eastern Panhandle team 1-0 until the fifth when it got key hits from Loftis and Justin Tucker. The weeklong event continues with pool play today at Little Creek Park.
St. Albans' Ridge Lester leaps for a high throw as Bi-State's Caleb Hare steals second base Sunday.
Little League state tournamentAll games at Little Creek Park,South CharlestonSunday's results
Pool ASt. Albans 2, Bi-State 1South Charleston 18, Tygarts Valley 0Pool BElkins 4, Bridgeport 0Pool CBarboursville 12, Beckley Blue 1Martinsburg 10, Shady Spring 4Pool DFairmont 8, Madison 0Monday's games
Pool ABi-State vs. South Charleston, 4 p.m.St. Albans vs. Tygarts Valley, 6 p.m.Pool BBridgeport vs. Pineville, 8 p.m.Pool C
Barboursville vs. Shady Spring, 4 p.m.
Beckley Blue vs. Martinsburg, 6 p.m.Pool DMadison vs. Huntington League 3, 8 p.m.Tuesday's gamesPool ABi-State vs. Tygarts Valley, 4 p.m.South Charleston vs. St. Albans, 4 p.m.Pool BElkins vs. Pineville, 8 p.m.Pool CBarboursville vs. Martinsburg, 6 p.m.Shady Spring vs. Beckley Blue, 6 p.m.Pool DFairmont vs. Huntington League 3, 8 p.m.Wednesday's gamesSingle-elimination formatQuarterfinalsPool A winner vs. Pool D runner-upPool B winner vs. Pool C runner-upPool C winner vs. Pool B runner-upPool D winner vs. Pool A runner-upNOTE: Champion advances to Little League Southeast Regional, Warner Robins, Ga., Aug. 1-9.