Softball team from North Carolina will celebrate Little League World Series win at White House

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A team of softball players in Rowan County will be going to the White House.

Rowan Little League went undefeated in the Little League Softball World Series Championship, taking home the team's second title in four years.

The team was honored at a minor league baseball game in Charlotte on Tuesday night, but then the team received even more celebratory news: The White House invited the team to Washington to celebrate.

"As mentioned, we are thrilled to invite the Rowan Softball Little League World Series Champions to the White House. I will be in touch shortly with more concrete details. Congratulations once again, and we look forward to hosting you and the team at the White House," a statement said.

WSOC confirmed the team did plan to accept the invitation.

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