Little League Squads Claim District 22 Titles

By  //  June 18, 2012

All-Stars Games Ahead

BREVARD COUNTY • INDIALANTIC, FLORIDA – When the calendar reaches June, the District 22 County Tournament always seems to be a prelude to an exciting summer of Little League All-Star competition.

The Merritt Island MJ Marlins won this year's District 22 Little League Majors division county tournament championship. (Image courtesy Merritt Island Little League)

This season’s tournament is no exception.

In the District 22 Juniors division championship game at Mitchell Ellington Park, Rockledge defeated Port St. John 18-3 in  seven innings to win  the tournament.

At McLarty Park in Rockledge, early Majors division baseball tournament action was intense. Port St. John beat Merritt Island 11-1 in 5 1/2 innings and Rockledge knocked off Mims 4-2 in 5 innings.

The late game at McLarty Park was rain-shortened and Rockledge beat Mims, 4- 2 in 5 innings.

As the tourney reached its later stages at McLarty Park, Mims edged Port St. John 8-7 in 6 innings and Meritt Island topped Indian River City 14-0 in 6 innings.

That left three teams – Indian River City, Merritt Island and Rockledge tied for the lead with 3-1 records. Per Little League tournament rules, run differentials were calculated to decide a champion. Merritt Island had the lowest run differential and was awarded the title,

At the Major Softball tournament at Holder Park in Mims, Rockledge won the title by defeating Cocoa 10-0 in 4 innings.

In the Senior Softball Tournament at Fay Park, Port St. John emerged as district county tournament champion.

At Mitchell Ellington Park, Rockledge outlasted Merritt Island Senior Little League 4-2 in 7 innings to claim the District 22 Senior baseball championship.

With the county tournament completed, District 22 Little League are now preparing for All-Stars play which opens in about a week and a half.

1 Comment

  1. Congratulations to the Cocoa Major Softball team for competing in the tournament. Nice to see Little League Softball back in Cocoa!

    “You may be disappointed if you fail,
    but you are doomed if you don’t try.”

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