South Dallas All-Stars Win District 3

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Submitted - DCN: Front Row L-R – Ben Gilliland, Aiden Flora, Rhylan Stine-Smith, Chris Schreck, Braylon Dawes. Middle Row L-R – Nate Fisher, Michael Steinfeldt, Jacob Crannell, Rhett Pleggenkuhle, Dylan Sherlock, Jackson Banwart. Back Row – Bart Banwart, Jason Pleggenkuhle, Matt Steinfeldt. Not pictured  - Karson Winter

The South Dallas 9-year old All-Star team won the Iowa District 3 Little League championship on Sunday, July 13th over Central Iowa 9-8 in a thrilling comeback. Trailing 8-2 in the bottom of the 6th (last) inning, South Dallas rallied to score 7 runs to win the game. It was their second walk-off win of the tournament.

South Dallas had a 5-0 record in pool play and advanced to the championship double-elimination tournament. They lost their first game of the tournament and then won four consecutive elimination games to earn the District 3 championship. District 3 includes teams from Urbandale, Johnston, Ames, Central Iowa, North Story, Marshalltown, Beaver Creek & Ames.

The South Dallas team included seven players from Adel and five players from Van Meter.