Homewood Heights all stars compete at state

Homewood Heights Little League’s 9-, 10- and 11-year-old All-Star team competed in the state championships in LaSalle, Ill., at the end of July.

  Members of the Homewood
  Heights Little League advanced
  to the state championships
  this season.
(Provided photos)
 

The team earned a spot in the state bracket by winning both the Sub State Tournament in River Forest and their own District 6 tournament in Chicago Heights.

After a series of exciting games in that series, Homewood Heights defeated Bradley Bourbonnais in the title game to advance to the Sub State Tournament.

Team manager Coach Brian Andreatta's staff led this group of players through some competitive games, including defeating the Ridge Beverly Celtics who had eliminated them last season in the state tournament.

  The team celebrated winning
  the District 6 championships.

This also means that Homewood Heights is ranked in the top eight teams in the state of Illinois out of a field of over 130 teams.

Though the Homewood Heights players fought hard, ultimately River Forest 12U team won the state Little League championship.
 
More information about Homewood Heights Little League is at www.homewoodheightslittleleague.com.
 

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