Leicester – A local youth is helping his team out at the USSSA Baseball All-Star games. Mom, Amayrani Padilla Hello, contacted the newspaper about her son, Armando Gio Llamas, who was selected to play in the games. The team played from July 27 to August 3. When Padilla contacted us the team was 5-0 in the northeast division. Armando attends Erwin Middle School and his dad is Armando Llamas. The all American games are being played at Melbourne, Florida. In the team’s fourth game the game-winning play came from a walk-off hit by Armando aka Gio. The team finished third in the nation.
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