Tar Heel wins Tournament of State Champions

Greenville -- The North Carolina state champions from Tar Heel little league beat the South Carolina state champions 11-7 on Wednesday to win the 8-10 year old Tournament of State Champions at Elm Street Park.

Derrion Geddis and Davis Bradley led the way, each hitting home runs for the host team. Geddis hit a three run homer to straight away center field in the top of the first inning to give Tar Heel a 4-0 lead. They never trailed in the game collecting 15 hits.

Tar Heel Little League is only the second team from the state of North Carolina to win the 8-10 Tournament of State Champions. The tournament began in 2005.

Team members include:
Joyner Haddock
Tucker Anderson
Justin Grimes
Jack West
Ethan Medhus
Christian LoPresti
Davis Bradley
Max Mason
Ryker Butcher
Parker Watson
James Sawyer
Andrew Knight-Hyatt
Derrion Geddis

Manager - Trey Haddock
Coach - Lee Watson
Coach - Brayom, Anderson