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North Charleston All Stars baseball team wins World Series Championship

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The North Charleston All Stars baseball team was welcomed home Friday after winning the world series championship. 

After facing some adversity, the All Stars came home to North Charleston with the W.

"This is amazing, one of the best accomplishments you can have at our age," said world series champ, Mason Salisbury. 

After a two and half hour bus ride, the champions were welcomed by friends, family, local leaders and supporters at North Charleston's City Hall as they brought home the world series title. 

The players are all 11 or 12 years old. Head coach John Hayes says their age doesn't compare to their raw talent on the baseball field. 

These kids gave up their summer to practice everyday and get out on the field. They've put the time in so this is well deserved," said Hayes. 

Although, the road wasn't always easy for these champions. 

"Last year we came really close, we didn't pull it out, but this year I knew we had it and we were confident about it," said world series champ, PJ Morlanda. 

The All Stars faced five teams in the world series in Lumberton, North Carolina from Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Lousisiana, and North Carolina. 

They lit up the field and won five games in a row. Although, they did have a slip up and lost to Lousiiana once, but they came back and beat them the second time, which sealed the deal on the title. 

"This baseball team is so special. I knew when we put them together and started our all star quest, we were going to be pretty good," said North Charleston's Parks and Recreation Director, Ed Barfield, said. 

This was a bittersweet moment for some of the players as many will move on to play high school baseball. As for the returners, they are already looking forward to bringing home another world series title to North Charleston next season. 

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