Brevard County Commission Honors Suntree Viera Little League Teams With Resolution
By Space Coast Daily // September 8, 2019
MAJORS, JUNIORS WIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – The Viera Suntree Little League Juniors and Majors teams were honored by the Brevard County Commission with a resolution for their accomplishments during the 2019 All Star season.
For their efforts, a Resolution was unanimously passed to congratulate the players, coaches and parents for their success in winning the state championship and outstanding play in regional and World Series competition.
The Viera Suntree Little League Juniors made their mark as they posted a perfect 4-0 record in winning the Southeast Regional tournament in Broadway, Virginia.
The state champion Viera Suntree Little League Juniors is managed by Jason Allen and players heading to Juniors Division Regionals are Aaron Brand, Luke Campbell, Lucas Glendinning, Apollos Horrell, Luc Iten, Dylan Jordan, Logan Keith, Luke McDonough, Cameron Ruston, Cameron Simpkins, Cole Smith, Blake Strode, Brycen Weeks and Camden Wicker; and coaches include John Glendinning and Dustin Keith.
The team lit up their opponents with 46 runs en route to going undefeated and winning the championship.
The Viera Suntree Juniors opened the tourney with an 11-8 victory over Georgia, followed by a 7-1 win against North Carolina, 12-7 win over Tennesee, and then shellacked South Carolina 16-1 in the championship game.
The Viera Suntree Little League Juniors’ made it all the way to the U.S. Final game in the Little League Junior World Series, which was played Aug. 11-18 in Taylor, Michigan.
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Viera-Suntree Little League Baseball is celebrating at Pizza Gallery and Grill as the Juniors All-Stars prepare to head to the World Series in Taylor, Michigan.
The Viera Suntree Little League Majors scored big as the team won the state championship.
The VSLL State Champion Majors, who blanked Plant City 10-0 to take the state championship, then played in the Southeast Region competition in Warner Robins, Georgia Aug. 2-7.
The state champion Viera Suntree Little League Majors are managed by Russell Cheatham and players include Izzy Birru, Robbie Caruso, Micah Cheatham, Brennan Confreda, Finn Goldinger, Dominic Leoni, Evan Lipski, Austin Marshall, Colton Marshall, Deaglan McBride, Mikey Minarik, Jonah Peacock and Brandon Reiter.
The Southeast Region is one of eight United States regions that currently send teams to the Little League World Series, the largest youth baseball competition in the world.
The Southeast Region is made up of eight states including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
The team finished the Southeast Regional tournament with a 2-2 record.