All-Stars ready to com­pete against base­ball best

Avon Valley Gazette - - SPORT -

THE Swan Dis­tricts Lit­tle League All-Stars team left Perth on Wed­nes­day to rep­re­sent Australia at the Sin­ga­pore Base­ball Clas­sic against teams from Sin­ga­pore, USA, Ja­pan, China and the UAE.

The Swan Dis­tricts team, made up of 11 and 12 year olds, qual­i­fied for the over­seas trip when they won the Bent­ley League com­pe­ti­tion pool fi­nal against Wil­let­ton by 12 runs to 1 last month.

The Bent­ley League cham­pi­ons then went on to tackle Mirrabooka League ti­tle win­ner Carine Com­bined All­Stars Cham­pi­onship.

Swan Dis­trict lost the cham­pi­onship game 3-4 in ex­tra innings.

The two teams were tied on three runs each af­ter the sixth and fi­nal innings and Carine scored the win­ning run in the bot­tom of the 7th innings.

The Sin­ga­pore tour­na­ment be­gan yes­ter­day when the Swan Dis­tricts squad played morn­ing and af­ter­noon games.

The Swan Dis­tricts Lit­tle League All-Stars team Joshua Dass, Dustin Brown, Jar­ryd Bain, Con­nor Parry, Jor­dan Nor­vall, Jessie Phelan, Jamie Bur­rows, Blake Phelan and Daniel Carter.

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