Bartow Blue won the Tuesday afternoon game against Kennesaw Red, 17-15, then fell 11-3 to the Northport, Ala., Nationals that night.
Chris Crawford, with the Bartow County Parks & Recreation Department, praised the performance.
"They finished seventh in the World Series," he said. "They had a fantastic Series and you just can't say enough about them."
Bartow Blue 17, Kennesaw 15
The Blue edged the Kennesaw Red in a game in which both teams held the lead for long stretches.
Bartow jumped to a 5-2 lead in the first, paced by Buck Brumlow's two RBIs. But in the top of the third, the Red scored seven runs for a 10-5 lead. Bartow answered in the bottom of the frame, closing to 10-7.
Kennesaw added a run in the fourth, stretching to 11-7, and appeared in control. That appearance did not last, though, and Bartow responded with four runs its next at bat and the teams were knotted at 11-all.
In the top of the fifth, Kennesaw's offense rolled again and added two more runs, for a 13-11 lead.
Bartow answered with six runs to make it 17-13 after five innings.
Kennesaw tacked on two more runs in the top of the six, for the game's final 17-15 score.
To end the game, Parker McPherson caught a fly ball and doubled up a Red runner trying to get back to first.
Scoring for Bartow were Will Parris, three runs, three hits; Jordan Ford, three runs, five hits with a 5-of-5 performance; Davis Williams, two runs, three hits; Buck Brumlow, three runs, with three hits; Chandler Tromza, three runs, three hits; Blane Davis, three hits; Devonté Ross, one run, one hit; McPherson, one hit; Landon Richards, one run, one hit; Gavin Geros, one run, two hits.
Northport 11, Bartow Blue 3
Bartow fell to the Northport Nationals on Tuesday night, wrapping up its World Series play.
A Northport runner crossed home plate first and Bartow answered with two runs in the bottom of the frame, both driven in by Buck Brumlow.
Bartow stretched its lead to 3-1 in the second, with neither team scoring in the third.
Defensively, Brumlow was involved in six of the nine outs that were called.
Northport roared back in the fourth, scoring six runs to claim a 7-3 lead.
Bartow didn't score in the fifth while Northport scored two runs in the bottom of the inning, stretching the margin to 9-3. Northport scored its final two runs of the contest in the sixth inning for an 11-3 margin.
Bartow was unable to bat in the bottom of the inning due to the run-rule.
Scoring were Parris, one run, one hit; Williams, one run, one hit; Davis, one run; Ross and McPherson, one hit; Brumlow, two RBIs.