Leeds 10U baseball team heading to little league world series

Photo submitted. Back row left to right: Coaches Keith Smith; Heath Drake; Jared Drake. First row players left to right: Chase Pardue; Ryder Chambers; Cole Tidwell; Parker Davis; Brady Smith and Jackson Drake. Bottom row players left to right: Taylon Gaiter; Tucker Smith; Ayden Bailey; Brody Crawford; Caleb McDaniel; Jackson Robison and Aydan Stephens.

Landing in third place at the recent Dizzy Dean State Tournament, the Leeds 10U (10 and under) baseball team will be heading to the Little League World Series in South Haven, Mississippi.

The team played seven games in three days leading up to their spot in the upcoming world series. Additionally, they were awarded the Sportsmanship Trophy by the Dizzy Dean Tournament director, staff, and umpires.

The Little League World Series will be played on July 12 to 18.

Donations for the team are requested. Checks can be made out to Leeds Youth Athletic Association, marked “Donation for 10U” and mailed to LYAA at P.O. Box 1245 Leeds, AL 35094.

Donations can also be made online at the Gofundme page.


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