Merritt Island Little League 8-10 division becomes the District 22 Champions
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The 2022 Little League All-Star Tournament began over the weekend with games taking place throughout the Space Coast.
The 8-10 Softball division final game was played between Merritt Island and Rockledge Little Leagues took place at Mitchell Ellington Park in Merritt Island on Monday.
Rockledge’s Taylor Henderson had a productive night at the plate reaching base during both at-bats, stealing 2 bases, and scoring a run.
Her teammates Christina McKenzie, Baylee Jones, and Rosanna Albertson added runs. But, Merritt Island’s offense was led by Akemi Jenkins and Kinsley Pierce scoring 4 runs each, while Kinsley Knoebel, Jessinia Simons, and Sawyer Connal added 3 runs each.
Kinsley Knoebel and Hope Bechtold combined on the mound for Merritt Island’s 23-4 win in 3 innings.
With an undefeated record, Merritt Island Little League becomes the District 22 Champions and will represent at the 8-10 Section 3 Softball Tournament on July 9th at St. Augustine.
The Little League 10-12-year-old Baseball Division will get underway tomorrow night at Port St. John Little League’s Space Coast Communities Sports Complex in Canaveral Groves.