Addison County team wins district Little League title
SHELBURNE — The Addison County 8- to 10-year-old Little League All-Star baseball team last week won the District 1 title and will compete this weekend for the Vermont championship.
In the final of the District 1 double-elimination tournament on Wednesday night AC defeated Williston, 11-0, in Shelburne, to clinch the title. AC had defeated Williston, 11-1, on Sunday in the final of the winners’ bracket, but Williston forced a winner-take-all championship game by edging AC on Tuesday, 10-9. Those games were also played in Shelburne. Cam Castillo pitched 5 shutout innings for AC in Wednesday’s final.
AN ADDISON COUNTY Little League player slides safely into home plate during the local team’s 11-0 victory in the championship game over Williston this past Wednesday in Shelburne. AC won the District 1 title for 8- to 10-year-olds. Photo by Mark Bouvier
The members of the team are Castillo, Vaughn McAuliffe, Zavier Barnes, Orion Yates, Abe Ready, Stefan Johnson, Calvin Peck, Jaran Griffin, Landon Hunt, Levi Nuceder, Bryce Phelps and Ethan Bromley.
Randy Barnes is the coach, and he is assisted by Dustin Hunt and Bryan Peck.
AC MAKES A tag at second base during this past Wednesday’s game vs. Williston in Shelburne. Photo by Mark Bouvier
The local nine will play for the state title in Brattleboro on July 20 and 21.
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