Softball Team All Set for World Series Debut
Byline: Frank Petrignani, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Michelle Tilson of McLean was nervous yesterday about taking her first airplane trip, but it was hardly enough to keep the 12-year-old from her field of dreams.
Michelle and her 13 teammates flew to Portland, Ore., where their softball team will compete in the Little League Softball World Series Championship, which begins Thursday.
It is the first time that a Virginia team has made it to the world championship.
"I am excited about going on a plane," Michelle said. "The furthest I have ever been is probably Georgia."
Although Michelle would love to win the championship, she hopes to at least …
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Publication information: Article title: Softball Team All Set for World Series Debut. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: August 10, 2004. Page number: B01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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