Local team wins bid to USSSA Elite 32 World Series

Florence Revolution 12U Majors 2015

Pictured left to right. Back row: Coaches Richie Mills, John Coble, Brad Yates.
2nd row: Jonathan Gordon, Jarrett Elmore, Colin Yates, Ron Benjamin, Buddy Faile.
Front row: Ryan Elmore, Landon Mills, John Coble, Cameron Harvey, Hunter Polson.

The Revolution 12U Majors baseball team wins a bid to the 2015 USSSA Elite 32 World Series where the top teams in the country will compete at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World July 25 to August 2, 2015. The team won their berth April 26 in Lexington, at one of the qualifying USSSA Super NIT tournaments held across the country. The April 26 win ranked the Revolution #1 in the state and #7 in the country among USSSA 12u Majors teams.

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Channel will broadcast video highlights and coverage of the Elite World Series from ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

Revolution coaches John Coble and Richie Mills say the team is looking forward to competing in this event. “It’s not too often a player gets to play on this stage,” says Coble. “We have a great group of really talented kids. They play hard, and play very well together. We are extremely proud of what they have accomplished. None of this would be possible without the support of their families and communities.”

The Revolution 12U Majors comprise of players from across the Pee Dee region including Darlington, Chesterfield and Florence Counties. The team is fundraising to cover expenses related to travel and lodging for the weeklong tournament. If you would like to support the team in their journey to the World Series, please contact coaches John Coble (843) 230-7923 or Richie Mills (843) 337-7891. Donations can be mailed to Revolution C/O John Coble, 146 E. Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550.

Chesterfield County students (2014-15 completed grade)
Rontavius Benjamin, New Heights Middle School, 6th grade
Buddy Faile, New Heights Middle School, 7th grade
Landon Mills, Chesterfield Ruby Middle School, 7th grade
Cameron Harvey, Chesterfield Ruby Middle School, 7th grade
Hunter Polson, Cheraw Long Middle School, 7th grade
Jonathan Gordon, Cheraw Long Middle School, 6th grade

Darlington County:
Jarrett Elmore,Hartsville Middle School, 7th grade
Ryan Elmore, Hartsville Middle School, 7th grade

Marion County:
Colin Yates, Johnakin Middle School, 7th grade

Florence County:
John Coble, John W Moore, 6th grade

Author: Duane Childers

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