The Cape/Georgetown Junior League All-Stars opened the District 3 tournament with a bang as they defeated Lower Sussex 17-1 in a five-inning mercy-rule win July 14 at Lower Sussex Little League in Roxana.
Cape/Georgetown pitcher Timmy Hitchcock picked up the win on the mound, pitching 4 2/3 innings, striking out six. Bryce Dominick came in from the bullpen to strike out the last Lower Sussex batter.
Brian Fleming led the Cape/Georgetown team at the plate, getting three hits and driving in four runs. Dominick drove in three runs with two hits. Isaac Terhune knocked in two runs with a hit. Brenn Scott and Hitchcock each had two hits and an RBI. Barritt Ross and Grant Parker each had a hit and an RBI.
Cape/Georgetown was set to move into the next round against Nanticoke/Laurel Monday, July 15.