The 2017 Rising Stars Machine Pitch Tournament was held July 17-23 at the Northumberland County Little League complex in Heathsville.
Six baseball teams participated, including Essex County, Lancaster County, Mathews County, Richmond County, King George County and Northumberland County. Northumberland beat King George, 6-2, for the championship title.
Three softball teams participated, including Westmoreland County, Richmond County and Northumberland County. Richmond beat Northumberland, 5-4, for the championship title.
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