A local little league baseball team from Hurst won the USSSA World Series, capping off a 6-0-1 record in Cedar Hill on Sunday.
The Under-7 team Tri Cities Knights tied its first game in pool play on June 20 with the Little Elm Rough Riders, 20-20, then finished with six straight wins. The Knights outscored their last six opponents by 26 runs.
Coached by Matt Stovall (head coach), Casey Duvak, Tony Bural and Stewart Fowler, the Knights were appearing in their first world series. They knocked off two previously undefeated teams.
The Knights, who field 11 players, beat the Oak Cliff Rangers, 14-6, and walked off against the Grand Prairie Texas Rampage, 17-16, to end pool play on June 21, and entered bracket play as the No. 3 seed.
The Knights defeated the Duncanville Dodgers, 9-7, and hometown team Cedar Hill Hotshots, 11-3, on Saturday. A double-header rematch with the Rough Riders on Sunday resulted in 8-6 and 13-8 victories for the championship.
Players on the team include: Hagen Anderson, Cody Bural, Christian Choe, Peter Duvak, Zack Duvak, Nicholas Fergen, Maddox Fowler, Wesley Peters, Ryder Stovall, Joshua Tillotson and Knox Williams.