GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Greenville North State team was honored at a special recognition ceremony at Elm Street Park in Greenville Wednesday after finishing as the fourth best little league team in the world.
The team recently competed at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA, making it all the way to the U.S. Championship game.
Players and their families were recognized, and Gov. Roy Cooper was in attendance and deliver the opening remarks. WNCT’s Brian Bailey served as master of ceremonies.
The night is not just about the 12-year-old team that played in Williamsport.
The 8-10 and 9-11 Tar Heel teams made history of their own.
Both groups made it to the top of their tracks, winning their South East Regional Championships.
Earlier Wednesday, the team headed to Raleigh where they were honored on the Senate floor. Sen. Don Davis presented the team with a special resolution.