Elm Grove Off to Cooperstown
WHEELING -The Elm Grove Elite U-12 baseball team has been selected to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Tournament June 7-13 in Cooperstown, N.Y. In addition to competing against teams from around the country, members of the Elm Grove team will be enshrined in the prestigious American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame.
“This is an outstanding opportunity for our players, all of whom have played baseball in our Elm Grove baseball association,” Elite manager Don Shelek. said. “We are so grateful to our parents, sponsors and all those who have made this once in a lifetime opportunity available for our team. Our players really look forward to visiting the magical and legendary home of baseball and playing in this major tournament.”
In addition to Shelek, the coaching roster includes Mike Pompeo, Doug Brown and Bryan Minor.
Among the hundreds of donors who supported the Elm Grove Elite, major sponsors include Bordas and Bordas law firm, WesBanco, Katko Ltd., Hillbilly Snack Shack, Fitzsimmons Firm and the Elm Grove Eagles.