Statement by Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta regarding Manchester North Little League

MANCHESTER (August 9, 2008) – “On behalf of the people of Manchester, I want to congratulate the Manchester North Little League players and the coaches for their incredible run through the state and regional tournament, ” Mayor Frank Guinta said. “Despite coming ever so close to pulling off a victory in the regional championship, Manchester North showed the country what it was made of, and all of New Hampshire is proud of its accomplishment.

“From the first moment they took the field to the final out in today’s game, Manchester North Little Leaguers showed time and time again that they were full of character kids with incredible heart and guts. Many will remember this team long after today’s result.

“I encourage residents of Manchester and New Hampshire to tip their caps to this fine group of Little Leaguers and I wish the members of this team the best of luck in its future endeavors.”