LEWISBERRY, Pa. (AP) — The feat went to Tokyo, though members of Lewisberry’s Red Land Little League group returned to their tiny village as hometown champions, escorted by police, firefighters and EMS crews.
Red Land mislaid 18-11 to a Kitasua Little League Sunday in a final diversion of a 2015 Little League World Series championship in South Williamsport. But residents’ honour and a disturb of being in a foe won out over their disappointment.
The group was welcomed home by sign-waving, entertaining fans who lined a streets late Sunday night as a group done a approach to Red Land High School, where it was greeted by internal officials.
“This is a biggest thing that has happened in a small town,” 2011 Red Land High School connoisseur Chelsea Covington of New Cumberland told The Patriot-News progressing in a day. “We were a small city that nobody even knew existed. Everybody around a universe knows where we are now. It’s crazy.”
Jody Dugan, watched a diversion with family and friends, and was unapproachable of a team’s effort. “To have a group from Red Land go as distant as they did, it’s only amazing,” she told a newspaper. “They joined a community. We’re unapproachable of them.”
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