By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer
(July 19, 2018) The Berlin Little League All Stars continue their winning streak, with three teams taking home district championships. One of them has already captured a state title, while two others are chasing Maryland championships.
The 11-12 team won the district title on Friday, July 13, in Fruitland, topping Fruitland, 4-3.
“We feel really good,” Head Coach Cameron McDonough said. “Fruitland was a really good team. It was a rewarding victory.”
The team is scheduled to play its first game of the state tournament this Saturday in Hagerstown against South Maryland at 1 p.m.
“I think we’re poised to make a run through the state tournament,” McDonough said.
Junior Softball League
The Junior League team claimed the state championship title against Elkton in Waldorf, on Monday, July 9, winning 9-3.
The squad will now compete in the regional competition in Connecticut beginning, Friday. The opening ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Game times had not been set as of earlier this week.
Minor Softball League
The Minor Softball League team took home the district championship on Wednesday, July 11, defeating Delmar in Berlin, 9-1.
The team began their state tournament run last Saturday in Waldorf. The girls shut out their first opponent, Talbot All Stars, 10-0 in four innings. The team then won 10-0 over St. Mary’s All Stars on Sunday.
The girls played against Chesapeake City on Tuesday, July 17, losing 6-4, in Waldorf. The next game was scheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. against St. Mary’s. If Berlin loses they will be eliminated from the tournament.
If Berlin wins, the squad will compete in the championship game on Thursday, against Chesapeake City.