The Winchester American 11- and 12-year-old All-Star team picked up its first victory of the postseason with an 11-3 win over Powell County Monday night at Anderson-Dean Park in Harrodsburg.
The Winchester National team fell to 0-2 in pool play with an 18-9 setback to Eastern American.
Both teams will conclude pool play tonight. Winchester American (1-1) will take on Eastern National (1-1) and Winchester National (0-2) will meet Western National (1-1) at 6 p.m. in Harrodsburg.
Winchester American 11, Powell County 3
Aaron Pope, William Kiniry and Cody Hisle combined on a three-hitter to pace the Americans to the easy win.
Pope started and finished with nine strikeouts, scattering three hits over four and two-thirds of an inning.
Winchester held a 2-1 lead going into the third inning, but exploded for five runs in the third frame and added two more in the fourth to put the game away.