Cream of the crop
League coaches announce All-Star rosters
The Russellville Little League is now ready to compete at the district tournament after finalizing its All-Star rosters last Thursday, which marked the end of the regular season for the Minor and Major Leagues and the conclusion of the Farm League championship tournament.
The Royals won the regular season and tournament championship in the Farm League, the division for ages 6-8. The Pirates were the tournament runners-up and third-place team during the regular season, while the Giants finished second in the regular season.
The Brewers claimed the 9-10 Minor League title, while the Devils were second and the Yankees and Rockies tied for third in the regular-season standings.
In the 11-12 Major League, the Cardinals won the division, while the Twins placed second and the Devils Rays finished third.
The 9-10 All-Stars will be managed by Randy Seal and coached by Allen Kitterman and Kevin Greenhill. Team members include Joshua Seal, Austin Kitterman, Cody Greenhill, Taylor Vincent, Reed Smith, John Pierce, Judd Ward, Samuel Evans, Trey Williams and Colin Garrison.
The 10-11 All-Stars will be managed by Wade Wallace and coached by Brian Bynon. Team members include Jacob Wallace, Jacob Bynon, Hunter Kiel, Isaac McNutt, Nick Hicks, Dylan Mansell, Blake Bendall, Ryan Mitchell, Micah Fleming, Hunter Greenhill, Zach Garrison and Tristen Moore.
The 11-12 All-Stars will be managed by Randy Bolton and coached by Terry Childers. Team members include Andrew Bolton, Taylor Childers, Aaron Jackson, Luke Harris, Trevor Malone, Landon Oliver, Cainen Fleming, Jesse Vincent, Will Hester, Aaron Fisher and Isaac Fleming.
This year's All-Stars district tournament will be hosted by the Sheffield Little League June 28 (9-10), July 3 (10-11) and July 5 (11-12). Last season all three Russellville teams won district and advanced to the state tournament.