By Carey Phillips


Little League All-Star teams have been named in three age divisions for both baseball and softball.

Some age groups will start play as early as Friday with others opening as late as June 25.


Following are the baseball all-stars:


8U age division

Inman Carnes, Maddox Graning, Colt Spangler, Ezekiel Reagan, Hyatt Messer, Matthew Lambert, Wylie Hooper, Braxton Roland, Jackson Ray, Jack Simon, Syler Ledford.

Curtis Lambert is manager. Coaches are Josh Carnes, Jared Reagan and Jeremy Ray.


10U age division

Jake Szymanski, Wyatt Davis, Tate Gunter, Jesse Agoo, Benjamin McAbee, Hunter Herron, Kodesgi Jackson, Landon Forbis, Bowen Delfino, Vincent Lallo, Haylen Cole, Alexander Wittekind, Odie Owle.

Chris Gunter is manager. Coaches are Vincent Lallo and Kevin Wittekind.


12U age division

Tyler Parris, Kody Kilpatrick, Carson Miller, Giovanni Buchanan, Jaxon Cooper, Samuel Hayes, Eli Franks, Michael Woodard, John Woodard, Jude Mitchell, Jeron Martens, Weston Dills, Abraham Jordan.

Travis Parris is manager. Coaches are Mickey Dills and Josh Mitchell.


Following are the softball all-stars:


8U age division

Kree Stephenson, Aizleigh Gregory, Dixie Ball, Olivia Parton, Jaelyn Maney, Larkyn Melton, Kinley Meyer, Abbygail Pittman, Kynndle Cabe, Aliyah Agoo, Annie Phillips, Ryleigh Oakley, Annabelle Carnes.

Dustin Melton is manager, and Britt Parton is coach.


10U age division

Elayna Shuler, Aubree Barker, Makayla Hunt, Dayzee Case, Ceana Barker, Kennedy Moore, Cameron Carson, Willow Smiley, Brennley Ball, Kenadee Day, Jordyn Eaddy, Zoey Muse, Reagyn Cochran.

Mitch Carson is manager. Coaches are Jake Day and Amanda Carson.


12U age division

Pressley Crawford, Dana Hamilton, Josie Jones, Braelyn Murphy, Kylee Shank, Mallori Matthews, Justice Hamilton, McKenzie Woodard, Macie Cabe, Rylee Bodfield, Corinne Poston.

Mike Huffman is manager. Coaches are Dustin Cabe and Shannon Marr.



12U baseball is to start Friday with 10U baseball opening Saturday, both in Franklin.

Jackson County will host the opening games in 8U baseball June 25 at Mark Watson Park. The local all-stars are to play at 10 a.m. and noon.

Action for 10U and 8U softball will be in Franklin starting June 18 and June 25, respectively. The 12U softball team will open June 25 at Brevard.