Windermere All-Star team earns berth in state tournament
| 4:30 a.m. July 15, 2015
Windermere Little League’s 10/11-Year-Old National All-Star team defeated Delaney Park, Oviedo and Celebration last weekend in the Section 5 Tournament to secure a place in the state tournament.
The state tournament begins July 17 in Crystal River and will include eight teams from around the state, competing to advance to regionals in North Carolina.
Including the District 14 Tournament, the boys from Windermere are now 10-0 in All-Stars competition this summer.
“The team is playing exceptionally well,” manager Brian Paulsen said. “The pitching, field and hitting have been outstanding. The coaches are proud of how the players are really focused on playing as a team.”
Team members include Jacob Delano, Ethan Schalte, Evan Welsh, J.J. Paulsen, Jake Salvati, Joshua Briggs, Will Ross, James River, Tracy Mitchem, Drew Siegel, Tabor Engle and Wyatt Archer. Coaches include Paulsen, Troy Delano and Rob Mitchem.