Scoot, Chinquapin and Booger. Bubba, Grasshopper and Train. The nicknames were almost as good as the baseball. And for a bunch of kids, some of whom still count their age in the single digits, the baseball was pretty darn good.
Galax came out on top in competitive outings against two Carroll County teams on the final two days of play to win the Dixie Youth District 1 Minors tournament Tuesday at Mountain View Park. The host team will now hit the road, advancing to the state tournament for 9- and 10-year-olds in South Hill beginning July 20.