Members of the Mechanicsville Little League team came one game shy from going to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to compete in the Little League World Series. On Thursday, Aug. 13, the local boys were defeated 7-0 by South Carolina in the Southeastern Regional Tournament in Werner-Robins, Georgia. The community rallied for the locals who came so very close to national play. Members of the team are Carter Trice, Daniel Colgin, Jack Hawley, Coleton Payne, Caleb Harris, Nate Kagey, Caden Plummer, Caydon Richardson, David Snead, Brad Dillard, Nikolas Talley, Tyler Warren and Brett Allen. Brian Colgin serves as the manager. The coaching staff consists of Steve Allen and John Plummer.