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Hilo All Stars Win Senior League World Series – Mayor, Well-Wishers to Meet World Champs at Hilo Airport

Media Release:

Mayor Billy Kenoi will join friends, family and supporters at Hilo airport Sunday evening to greet the  team as they return after their victory in Bangor, Maine.

The Hilo team led by Manager Kaha Wong defeated Rose Capital East Little League of Tyler, Texas 11-1 in five innings for a decisive Senior League World Series victory today.

The homecoming will include a water cannon salute by the Hilo airport state fire department crews, and entertainment by the Hawai`i County Band.

“Hilo and the entire State of Hawai`i wants our champion athletes to know they have made us very, very proud,” Mayor Kenoi said. “Their demonstration of determination, skill and sportsmanship was unforgettable. We also want to show our aloha for the parents, coaches and volunteers who supported this world champion team.”

The team is scheduled to arrive in Hilo at 7:40 p.m. Sunday on United/Continental Flight 1253 from Los Angeles.