John Murphy

It is with great regret that we report the passing of John Murphy on Sunday, September 7, 2014.

“Murph” was one of the founding members of Central Loudoun Little League, instrumental in forming Dulles Little League, and a constant presence since the forming of Virginia District 16. To many of us with in District 16 and the local Little Leagues, he represented everything about what a true Little League volunteer should be. District 16 and Little League were enriched by his presence and participation. 

On behalf of District 16 and Little League, our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. He will be missed. 

Update: Friends may call on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, VA.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 1:30PM at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Oak Crest Manor Drive, Leesburg, VA. Interment will follow in Leesburg Union Cemetery, Leesburg, VA.


Juniors Championship Suspended July 13

The Juniors Championship Game on Sunday, July 13, was suspended in the 4th inning.

It will be resumed at 5:00PM on Monday, July 14, weather permitting.

Pitchers of record when the game was suspended may continue on the mound subject to tournament rules 4g and 4h. Other pitchers will be governed by normal days of rest rules based on the number of pitches they threw on Sunday (and days prior).

Juniors Games postponed/suspended July 10

Freedom High School closed tonight due to weather.

Juniors Game 1, LLLL vs LSLL, was in the 3rd inning and is suspended. The game will be resumed Friday, July 11, at 5:00PM.

Juniors Game 2, GFBLL vs CLLL, did not begin and will be postponed until Friday, July 11, at 8:00PM.

Juniors Game 3 and 4 are moved to Saturday, July 12 at 10:00AM and 1:00PM.

Juniors Game 5 and 6 are moved to Sunday, July 13 at 1:00PM and 4:00PM. The Juniors Championship will follow at 7:00PM.

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Games postponed/suspended July 8

Freedom Park closed tonight due to weather.

LL Game 13, LSLL vs DLLA, completed one inning and is suspended. The game will be resumed Wednesday, July 9, at 6:00PM on Huber Field.

LL Game 14, CLLLA vs LLLL, did not begin and will be postponed until Wednesday, July 9, at 6:30PM on Reavis Field.

LL Game 15 is moved to Thursday, July 10. The LL Championship Game is moved to Friday, July 11. The LL if needed game will be rescheduled at a future date.

10-11 Baseball Three-Way Tie

In the 10-11 Year-Old Baseball Tournament, Pool B ended in a 3-way tie for first, with Upper Loudoun American, Dulles American, and Lower Loudoun all ending with a 2-1 record. Since only two teams advance, Little League tie breakers were applied to determine the top two of the three teams.

Head-to-head is the first tie breaker, but each of the teams beat one of the tied teams and lost to the other. Therefore, we used the second tie breaker, Runs Allowed Ratio (runs allowed divided by defensive innings played).

Runs Allowed Ratios

  • ULLLA had 14/16 = 0.875 RAR
  • DLLA had 19/17 = 1.178 RAR
  • LLLL had 14/17 = 0.824 RAR

By virtue of the lowest Runs Allowed Ratio, LLLL wins the second tie breaker and the pool.

To break the remaining tie, DLLA vs. ULLLA, head-to-head is used. Since DLLA beat ULLLA, DLLA takes the second place in the pool.

In Pool A, Upper Loudoun National and Central Loudoun National had already advanced.

All games on Thursday, July 3 canceled

All of the tournament games from tonight have been canceled.

The 9-10 Year-Old Softball game between LGLLS and GFBLL will be restarted on Saturday, July 5 at 10:00AM. The teams will share time in the Mayr batting cage for pre-game warm-ups.

The 9-10 Year-Old Baseball game between ULLLA and LLLL will be restarted on Friday, July 4 at 10:00AM at Round Hill Center. The Championship game will be played at Haske Field on Saturday, July 5 at 1:00PM and the if needed game is scheduled for Sunday, July 6 at 5:00PM.

The 10-11 Year-Old Baseball games from tonight, LLLL vs. DLLA at Pioneer Field and LSLL vs. DLLN at Cobb Field, will be played Friday morning at 10:00AM and 10:30AM, respectively. The semifinal bracket games will be moved to Saturday, July 5. The Championship game will be on Sunday, July 7 with the time still to be determined.

The Little League Baseball games that were being continued tonight at Freedom Park, DLLN vs. ULLLA and DLLA vs. GFBLL, will be resumed Saturday, July 5 at 10:00AM and 10:30AM. The scheduled games from tonight, LLLL vs. CLLLA and CLLLN vs ULLLN, will be played following the completion of the suspended games. The Little League Baseball games that were originally scheduled for Freedom Park on Saturday will be moved to Good Times Park in Leesburg on Sunday, July 6.