ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — Leaders in Abilene and the State of Texas are taking time to send their well wishes to the Wylie Little League All Star team as they make their Little League World Series Debut.
Governor Greg Abbott took to Twitter Friday morning to encourage the team before the game.
State Representative Stan Lambert for House District 71 posted a video to his social media congratulating the team and sending them good luck.
“We are a hundred percent behind you, we wish you the very best. Good luck, have fun, and bring back home some victories,” Lambert says in the video.
Congressman Jodey Arrington sent BigCountryHomepage.com the following statement:
“The Big Country is so proud of our Wylie Little League team, who are appearing in their first-ever Little League World Series tonight. We’ll be watching and cheering y’all on as you face off against Washington. Go Wylie Bulldogs and Go West Texas!”Congressman Jodey Arrington
Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams posted on Facebook, asking everyone to wear purple in support of the little leaguers.
Hardin-Simmons University sent their congratulations and encouraging words via Twitter as well.
Lithia Toyota of Abilene tweeted their congratulations and well wishes to the team earlier this week.
Wylie takes on Washington Friday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.