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Bellaire Little League
Bellaire Little League (BLL) won State with a 14-6 victory over Washington County (Brenham). The 10U team (pictured) was undefeated throughout district, sectional and state tournament play, earning BLL its first Texas East State Champion title since 2000. During the championship game, BLL had great pitching performances from Marco Quintanilla, Liam Miller and Devin Singh and key hits from Luke Loving, Marco Quintanilla, Preston Gorski, Nathan Kalmin and Devin Singh. Ryan Richter also shined with a game-winning double play when he made a sliding catch in centerfield, then came to his feet to double up the runner on second. The state champs are (top row, from left) coach Jeff Gorski, manager Ryan Loving and coach George Summers; (bottom row, from left) Patrick Albright, Devin Singh, Marco Quintanilla, Nick Gillette, Luke Loving, Zac Selzer, Preston Gorski, Andrew Baca, Jordan Beinart, Hayden Summers, Ryan Richter, Nathan Kalmin and Liam Miller.
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