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Young team strikes out in court: no tournament

By November 1, 2011News
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The fresh-faced boys looked snappy as a Norman Rockwell painting yesterday, wearing spiffy blue hats, matching Woodinville Baseball Club jerseys and little medals proclaiming them the district champs.

But instead of bats, balls and bases, the dozen 12-year-olds had a day in the King County Courthouse, forlornly fidgeting as their parents and a hired lawyer waited angrily to ask a judge to overturn the boys’ disqualification from the big state tournament this weekend.

Read full story on Seattle Times Eastside Bureau’s website.

By Ian Ith, Seattle Times Eastside bureau