Tar Heel wins Tournament of State Champions

Published: Jul. 26, 2017 at 4:37 PM EDT
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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