Big Island Beats Martinsville 11-1 in Legion Tourney
Lynchburg - Big Island and Lynchburg both won their opening round games Saturday in the American Legion District 9 Tournament at Liberty University. Big Island routed Martinsville 11-1 while Lynchburg defeated Danville 7-1. Big Island broke open its game with five runs in the fourth and two in the fifth, Mark Heideman's two-run single in the fifth pushed the lead to 10-0. Big Island pitchers held Martinsville to just three hits.
Lynchburg pitchers also got the job done in Post 16's win, holding Danville to just one run and six hits. Lynchburg battles Big Island in a winner's bracket game Sunday night at 7:30 at LU. Danville faces Martinsville in game one Sunday afternoon at 4.