Little League gives thanks


The 2013 West Virginia Little League 10-11-year-old State Baseball Tournament was held in Elkins July 13-18 with wonderful weather and lots of exciting baseball. Bridgeport battled their way to the state championship on the final day of the tournament. Congratulations to the Bridgeport players, coaches and fans and all of the players and fans involved in the tournament.

Elkins Little League would like to recognize and express their appreciation to the following sponsors of our tournament:, Iron Mountain Specialized, Elkins Fordland and Seneca Designs.

Elkins Little League also would like to recognize and express their appreciation to the following individuals and entities for their time and financial support that ensured a smooth and successful tournament: Melvin Heckle, Brian Webley, Merle Webley, Tom Rosier, Patti Reckart, Beverly Volunteer Fire Department Company No. 42, Jackie Schrader and The Inter-Mountain, Tyke and Ann Marie Kyle, Ben Harris and Colonial Court Service Station, Richie Nida, Mike Nucilli, Danny Cutright, Rocky Vannoy, Elkins Parks and Recreation, J.F. Allen Co., the city of Elkins, , The Mountain State Forest Festival, Consol Energy, Davis Health Systems, Mike Ross Inc., Terra Flora Landscaping, Davis Electric, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Wendy’s, Elkins Distributing and Coca-Cola Bottling Company

A tremendous amount of time and effort was required to prepare for and host the tournament. Elkins Little League would like to thank the following league members who volunteered countless hours of their time, effort and finances to make the tournament a success: Joy Cutright, Jeri Trippett, Robert Hinzman, Laura Manolidis, John Davis, Shawna Davis, Matt Davis, Sherri Davis, Jessie Williams, Chris Weese, Michelle Ludwig, Robin Spicer, Steve and Amy Schumacher, Ronnie Bright, Brad Jack, Ron Huffman, Larry Jones, Caleb Riggleman, Adam Riggleman, Tyler Davis, Brayden Davis, the parents of the 11-year-old All-Stars and the parents of the 12-year-old All-Stars.

Thank you very much.

Phil Riggleman

President, Elkins Little League Baseball