The Virginia champion Halifax County Dixie Boys all-star baseball team had a tough opening game in a 10-0 loss to JPRD East, Louisiana, on Saturday in the Dixie Boys World Series in Aiken, South Carolina.

Saturday’s opening-round loss pushed Halifax County into an elimination game Sunday morning against Putnam County, Georgia.

That game was in a rain-delay at press time Sunday.

Details of the contests were not available at press time Sunday.

Joe Chandler is the sports editor for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact him at jchandler@gazettevirginian.com.

Joe Chandler is the sports editor for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact him at jchandler@gazettevirginian.com