(Taylor, MI) – The El Monte American Junior All-Stars advanced all the way to the World Series U.S Championship before falling to Texas 8-2 Saturday.
It was the first time in District 18 history that a baseball team played in the Little League World Series. EMA rallied from a five run deficit to beat Virginia 12-9 to advance to the Final game.
Manager: Sergio Juarez, Coaches: Armando Verdugo, Antonio Ruiz
Players: Nicolas Brown, Gabriel Juarez, Antonio Ruiz, Noeh Martinez, Fernando Rosales, Ricardo Perez, Gabriel Soto, Bryan Velasquez, Cesar Torres, Kevin Fuentes, Armani Garcia, Diego Palomino, Johnny Alvarez, Armando Verdugo
More details to follow.