The 10U Leeds baseball team ranked fifth in the Dizzy Dean World Series competition that ended this week.
The team also won the Sportsmanship Award at the World Series and also won the Sportsmanship Award at the state championship.
This team is two years younger than the 12U Green Machine team that ranked third in their age group. The 10U team finished fifth out of 23 teams.
The Leeds 10U team fought their way back from two large deficits to make it to fifth place.
Their final game vs the Albany All Stars went into extra innings, for a total of nine and lasted three hours. Leeds only lost by 1 run in the bottom of 9th.
The 10U baseball team is made up of Chase Pardue, Ryder Chambers, Cole Tidwell, Parker Davis, Brady Smith, Jackson Drake, Taylon Gaiter, Tucker Smith, Ayden Bailey, Brody Crawford, Caleb McDaniel, Jackson Robison and Aydan Stephens. Coaches are Keith Smith, Heath Drake and Jared Drake.