By Tim Chambers
JOHNSON CITY — Friday the 13th came on the 12th for the Carter County American Little League 9-10 year-old All-Stars in their quest to earn a state tournament berth. Johnson City snatched away their title trophy with a 12-9 victory In the district championship game on Arthur Lady Field.
Carter County had already been declared district champs earlier that day and was on its way to Athens to play in the state tournament at noon on Saturday. But the Southeastern Little League headquarters reversed that decision handed down by district director Phil Winters, forcing the team to turn around and come back to Johnson City to play a doubleheader.