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2017 Dixie Youth Baseball Tournament in Marianna, Florida on Saturday, July 15, 2017

Around 360 baseball players and coaches from 24 teams braved the heat and took to the MERE sports facility in Marianna this weekend, accompanied by friends and families, for the Dixie Youth Baseball Tournament, on July 15, 2017.

The teams traveled from all parts of Florida to Marianna, vying for the state championships in Ozone and two AAA baseball divisions, including AAA teams from Cottondale, Marianna, Blountstown, Chipley and Holmes County.

Ozone teams from Sneads, Marianna, Graceville, Chipley, Spring Hill, Sebring, Franklin County, DeSoto County, Fort Meade, Volusia County, South Sumter and Holmes County also battled in their respective divisions.

The event kicked off with a banquet Friday night at Marianna High School, with the games starting at 9AM on Saturday morning at the MERE, as seen in these photos from the event on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida.

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