All-Stars ready to compete against baseball best
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.