The Nanuet 10-11U Softball All-Stars
won the Little League Section 4 Championship Tuesday night and are headed for
the State Championship competition. The team went undefeated in the
tournament, which began last weekend, beating Chester and Wappinger Falls twice.
The score of the final game against Wappinger Falls was 4-2.
The girls are going to the State
Championship and start with pool games Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26th
at 3 p.m. at Shepheard Memorial Park in Fishkill. Those games will be followed
by the play-offs on Sunday, July 28th and the Championship game scheduled for Monday,
girls celebrated their win Tuesday night at the Nanuet Restaurant and were
joined by two Nanuet Little League Board members joined the girls to
congratulate them in person. The team won the district title earlier this month.
Parent Renee Bucci said the
support for the team has been wonderful and the girls have been working hard to
earn it and have practices planned despite the heat.
“They are learning a valuable lesson,
‘hard work does pay off’,” said Bucci. “Through the heat, the exhaustion the
tired bodies the girls are enjoying the journey, their smiles are priceless.”
The manager is John D'alessandro,
who coaches with Sue Lanoce, Al Lowther and Christin Reinmuth. The