Woonsocket Little League Announces 2017 All Star teams
 

Woonsocket, RI (June 13, 2017) – Woonsocket Little League recently announced the players selected for the League’s 2017 All Star teams as well as the team coaching staffs.

 

The Major and Senior Division teams will represent the city of Woonsocket in the Rhode Island District 4 Little League Baseball Tournaments which begin in early July. Teams that win the district tournament earn a chance to compete in the Rhode Island Little League State Tournament.

 

Players selected for Woonsocket Little League’s 12U All Star team include Michael Brouillard, Matt Eagan, Garrick Godin, Alex Herrerra, Misael Laboy, Michael Laliberte, Andreas Lopez, Xavier Luke, Deke Mousseau, Connor Robillard, Wilbi Tejada, Jaden Violette and Jeremey Vitiello. The team will be led by manager Thomas Gray and assisted by coaches Bill Berube and Deke Mousseau.

 

Players selected for the 11U Majors All Star team include Emmanuel Adeyeye, Adam Beaudry, Trenton Brin, Michael Cinquantini, Jr., Angel Delgado, Isaiah Figueroa, Shayne Godin, Noah Levreault, KJ Lopez, Mariano Lopez, Eliu Perez, Connor Thibault, Gian Vaccarella and Jayden Williams. The team will be led by manager Mike Cinquantini and assisted by coaches Tony Gabriele and Steve Thibault.

 

Players selected for the Senior Division All Star team include Nomar Almonte, Alex Alpen, BJ Beksha, Josh Duprey, Deryn Glassey, Nick Iarussi, Caleb Lambert, Latrell Lopez, Ed Mulligan, Evan Nickerson, Chris Ortega, Shane Perrico, Chris Vallee, and Tyler Violette. The team will be led by Steve Sgambato and assisted by coaches Ed Mulligan and Michael St. Germain.

 

Woonsocket Little League will be hosting a District 4 Tournament double header on Saturday, July 1st at Lajoie Field, with the 11U team taking on Smithfield at 5:30pm followed by the 12U team taking on Smithfield at 7:45pm.

Complete schedules can be found on the District 4 website at www.rid4ll.org under the ’17 Tournament tab. The District will again offer through its free mobile app a live scoreboard updated every half inning throughout the tournament. The District created an iPhone and Android app that will not only provide live scores for all games in each division in the District Tournament, but also shares the latest RID4LL news and a social media hub. In addition to the app, additional District 4 Little League information can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RID4LL/ and Twitter at www.twitter.com/District4RILLB.

 

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