Town hosts send-off for BW All-Stars

Blythewood’s 10U Minor All Stars are now South Carolina’s team and will represent SC at the DYB World Series starting Aug. 6.

BLYTHEWOOD – The final leg of their road to a Dixie Youth World Series title starts on Saturday, Aug. 6 in Lumberton, North Carolina. The community is invited to officially send off the Blythewood turned South Carolina All Stars on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 5:45 p.m. at Blythewood Town Hall.

In an interview with The Voice on July 27, head coach Marshall Dinkins talked about how special the team’s support from the community has been.

“We’ve had a huge outpouring of love and support. It means so much to all of us,” he said. “That’s what’s so special about this team – all of these kids are homegrown.”

The 10U team of Lucas Baker, Walker Blackwelder, Ryan Bottar, Skyler Cruz, Cooper Dinkins, Camron Lloyd, Carter McCune, Pierce O’Donnell, Tyler Vincent, Greyson Von Plinsky, Jacob Waters and Dayton Wilburn will have their final practice in Blythewood following the send-off. They will head to Lumberton on Friday morning.

Town Hall is located at 121 Langford Rd., Blythewood.

The team is coached by Marshall Dinkins. Dinkins is assisted by Justin Blackwelder, and Matt O’Donnell.

The team is fund raising to offset costs for the trip. Donations are accepted through Go Fund Me, or you can contact Savannah Wilburn (915-345-6619) to donate with cash or check. 

Follow the team’s journey on Facebook (Blythewood Youth Baseball Softball League) or watch a livestream on Gamechanger (Blythewood Minors All Stars). The tournament runs Aug. 6 – 11.

Related: Blythewood Minors headed to World Series

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