The Mountain Home Elite, a 10-year-old baseball team, competed in the USSSA State Tournament last weekend in Greenwood.
Pool play Saturday earned the team a No. 3 seed for bracket play Sunday. After a bye, the Elite beat Conway 9-1 and Salem 7-6. In the championship game, they came up short against Hot Springs, 7-3, but were proud of a runner-up finish in the 12-team field.
Team members are: first row, from left, Colton Cooley, Daniel Jones, Christopher Lindenmeyer, Khonner Harmon; second row, Talen Martin, Hagan Robb, Daden House, Colin Beam, Cooper Friend; third row, coaches Ryan Robb and Chad Lindenmeyer. Not pictured are Ty Lawrence, Ethan Bland, Grayden Rowbotham and coaches Earl Blasdel and Eric Rowbotham.