East Bank team makes it Little league World series.

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New Orleans, La- For the first time in history, a little league team from the Greater New Orleans area has advanced to the Little League World Series.

The East Bank Little League all-star team was victorious in their last game against Texas West. The little league team pulled a 6-2 win against their rival, pushing them into the Little League World Series.

Eric Spadoni, the father of one of the athletes said he had been practicing baseball with his son for this very moment.

“All of them have been prepared and groomed for this by their coaches…. since they were eight and nine years old ” Eric Spadoni said.

The first game for the Little League World Series will Friday, Aug. 16th.

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