Northport Nationals 8U Finish Strong at Dizzy Dean Little League Championship Series

Northport Nationals 8U Finish Strong at Dizzy Dean Little League Championship Series Allison Traweek

This summer, 12 boys from Northport competed in the Dizzy Dean Little League Championship Series for the Northport Nationals 8U hosted by Warrior Baseball. 

Over the course of two months, the team competed in a pool of 401 other teams from Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia and finished the season with a 27-3 record, earning the titles of District Champions, Area Champions, Alabama State Champions, and World Series Runner-Up.  Five of the 12 team members hit over-the-fence home runs, including a grand slam by Ja’Shaun Moten in the World Series Semi-Finals game in Southaven, Mississippi.   

The Northport Nationals 8U team completed a banner summer season. Front row, from left: Ryan Nichols, Aiden Guzewicz, Dillon DuBose, Ford Traweek, and Carter Smitherman. Middle row: Ryan Coleman, Gibbs White, Ja'Shaun Moten, Barron Gatlin, Miles Ergle, Wes Murphree, and Wilson Patrick. Back row: Coaches Keith Ergle, Richard Murphree, Lance White, Jeremy Traweek, Kevin Nichols, and Mark DuBose.

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