The East Tennessee Select 10-and-under travel baseball team, made up of kids from the Tri-Cities area, won the USSSA Global World Series in Gulf Shores, Ala, recently.
ET Select came from behind to defeat Louisiana 9-7 in extra innings in the championship game. ET Select also beat North Florida 4-1 in the quarterfinals and Missouri 6-5 in the semifinals.
ET Select capped an impressive season with the tournament crown, finishing 49-16 and ranked fourth out of 870 teams nationally. ET Select won nine of the 16 tournaments they played, including the state tournament.