City of Elizabeth Welcomes Home Champions
Elizabeth residents, city officials, family, friends, and fans gathered last week on Thursday, August 22nd to welcome home the Elmora Troopers Little League team from Williamsport, Pennsylvania. After spending nearly a month away from home and making it all the way to the quarter finals of the Litte League World Series, the Troopers had countless supporters waiting to let them know how proud they are of their accomplishments. Chris Bollwage, the Mayor of Elizabeth, expressed how he felt about the team when he said, "I may be the mayor of the city, but these men are the city." Head coach Jairo Labrador also gave a heartfelt speech about how much the the team means to him. Everyone was having a great time, and the boys were happy to be home whilst signing autographs and giving interviews.