Encinitas Little Leagues send four teams to state tournament


The two Little Leagues in Encinitas completed a sweep of the District 31 and Section 6 tournaments to send four teams to the Subdivision (State) Tournament beginning this week. By reaching the Subdivision round, each team is one of only 10 left in their age group competing for the title of Southern California Champion out of approximately 400 leagues in Southern California.

Encinitas National’s 9-10-year-old team defeated Rancho Buena Vista to earn the Section 6 title, and will compete in Corona. Details on their website at

Encinitas Little League saw three teams earn District and Section titles for the second straight year. ELL’s 10-11-year-old team defeated San Carlos in the Section 6 title game, and will see Subdivision action at Newmark Little League in San Bernardino.

ELL’s Major (11-12-year-old) team defeated Rancho Buena Vista in the Section 6 title game and will play Fontana Southwest Little League in Orange County at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25 to open the Subdivision round.

ELL’s Junior (13-14-year-old) team defeated Tierrasanta in the Section 6 final and played Moreno Valley Canyon Springs on Tuesday, July 21, in Brawley to open Subdivision play.

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