Three Melissa baseball teams brought home district championships when the 6U, 8U and 10U teams won their respective tournaments over the June 22 weekend.
The 6-and-under (6U) Melissa Cardinal All-Star baseball team went undefeated to win the "Big School Champions" title in the District 1 Dixie Youth Baseball Tournament played in Sherman. In their first game of the tournament on Thursday night, the Cardinals beat the Sherman-Americans 24-12.
On Friday night, the boys dominated Anna 18-7 and then on Saturday the team fought back after being down in the mid-day heat to get a win over Princeton 18-16.
On Sunday, the Cardinals once again showed up ready to play ball and flew past Anna 17-3 in the semifinals. In the championship game, the team went on to run-rule the Sherman-Americans, 18-4 and capture the championship.
They will advance to the Dixie Youth T-Ball North Regional State Championship Tournament being held in Sulphur Springs from July 6 through July 9.