Davenport East Little League All Stars heading to State Print
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Written by Doug Darland   
Friday, 12 July 2013 13:59

(Davenport, IA) - With a superior pitching performance backed by bats, gloves and speed, Davenport East Little League took down Davenport Northwest Little League with a score of 8-3 to win the District 2 Championship. Coached by Rob Langeneckert, Tony Valainis and Doug Darland, Davenport East (District 2) will now be heading to the Iowa State Little League tournament in Boone, IA beginning on Saturday, July 20.  To help offset the costs for this week-long tournament, the team will be hosting the following fundraisers:

Saturday, July 13

12 – 4 p.m.

Car Wash

Hy-Vee Gas Parking Lot

3850 Elmore Avenue, Davenport


Thursday, July 18

5 – 8 p.m.

Rookies Sports Bar

2818 N Brady St, Davenport

A burger bar will be available for $3 with $1 going back to the league.

$10 raffle tickets are being sold to win prizes including:  LG 50" Plasma TV, LG 32" LED TV, LG Smart TV Blu Ray player with built in Wi-Fi, or a Kindle Fire HD.

The team consists of Ely Adams, Dezmund Craig, Spencer Darland, Caleb Evans, Nick and Will Fleming, Jadrien Laird, Brady Miller, Adam Quested, Will Reemtsma, Anthony Valainis, Spencer Wakeland, and Zack Wirt.  Many of the players are no strangers to winning District and State Championships.  In 2012, many were a part of the winning team that took home the titles of District 2 of Eastern Iowa and Iowa State Champions.

Tax deductible donations may be made payable to Davenport East Little League and sent to Quad City Bank & Trust, 4500 North Brady Street, Davenport, IA  52806.  For more information, to donate raffle items, or  to purchase raffle tickets, please contact Tony Valainis at (563) 570-2738 or Doug Darland at (563) 508-2671.
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