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Forest Hill To Represent Harford at Cal Ripken World Series

The Cal Ripken World Series starts Aug. 10 in Aberdeen.

The Forest Hill Express will roll into this August.

No, not a train—a powerhouse of a youth baseball team.

Forest Hill won the Harford County District Championship for 11- and 12-year-olds last weekend to earn the right to represent the host county in the Cal Ripken World Series later this summer at the .

Have photos of the Express? Post them with this article!

Forest Hill came out of the loser's bracket to defeat Hickory twice—by scores of 4-2 and 3-2—on Sunday to win the title at Kelly Field in Bel Air.

Hickory will go on to content for the Maryland title. The state champ will play in the World Series, as well.

TELL US: How will Forest Hill do this August? Can the Express advance further than any previous Harford County team? Leave a comment.

Melissa June 19, 2012 at 04:41 PM
Sooo proud of you all!! A dream come true. Love you Andrew L ;)! -Melissa Lechner
CJ1120 June 19, 2012 at 05:08 PM
A day of outstanding baseball! So proud of the Express boys, each one of them played the games with everything they had! What a great display of team work. Also have to say the Hornets played a great game, what an amazing group of talented young men they are!
Michael Williams June 19, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Click here to visit the Forest Hill Express Website! http://foresthillexpress.com/teams/default.asp?u=FORESTHILLEXPRESS&t=c&s=baseball&p=home
Tina June 19, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Congratulations! You are a great group of boys and we are so proud of all of you! Make sure you enjoy every moment of your Ripken World Series experience!
TGS June 20, 2012 at 01:13 PM
Fantastic - congrats to all! Hope to see both teams up at the series. What a wonderful experience for all of the boys and their families. Thank you Ripken Family for creating this opportunity for the participants, and our area, to shine!

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