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East Region Champion girls softball team headed to Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Oregon. Courtesy of South Williamsport Little League

A 2-1 win over Connecticut in Bristol, CT, Thursday, earned the South Williamsport Little League softball team, this year's East Region Champions, a spot in the Little League Softball World Series. 

The community is rallying around the team today, Friday, July 26, with a parade at 7 p.m. The parade starts at Beiters on Rt. 15 and follows the following route:

  • north on Hastings St.
  • west on Southern Ave.
  • west on Riverside Dr.
  • south on Valley St.
  • East on Euclid Ave.
  • east to Southern Ave.
  • south on Clark St.
  • east on Central Ave.
  • north on Howard St.

The parade will end at Messiah Lutheran Church, where a crowd will meet the players and say a few words. 

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the team with travel expenses to Oregon. 

Watch videos and highlights of the 2019 Little League Softball tournament.