SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania — A Little League World Series player suffered a serious head injury after falling from the top bunk of a dorm bunk at the World Series Complex. He FaceTimes him with his coach and continues to improve. , the coach said Friday.
Mark Enth, manager of Snow Canyon, Utah, told 12-year-old player Easton Oliverson that he loved him, and Easton said he loved his coach. 5}
"It was nice to hear him," said Enns.
Easton has been recovering in hospital since the accident Monday. His MRI on Wednesday night returned to normal,he began walking, and walked to the bathroom on his own on Friday morning, Enns said.
"I'm not used to that kind of injury recovery process," Enns said. "But he's definitely improving. The family wanted to let everyone know that they appreciate their thoughts and prayers and that they feel their prayers are working."
Ens spoke with reporters hours before Utah, representing the mountain region, played its first game of the tournament against Tennessee in the Southeast region.
While Utah lost his 11-2 loss, coaching his staff and parents ensured that the player would pay attention to upcoming games andlittle league worlds enjoy his series experience. I've been trying to stay.
"Being kids, we'll be back soon. They've been having fun here and keeping themselves busy," Enns said. "It's definitely been stressful for the parents, but the kids are doing well."Easton's condition improved so quickly that his father, Jace, returned to the dugout to serve as his assistant coach. resumed his role as Additionally, Easton's brother Brogan was added to the team'sroster.
"We are allowed fourteen of him on the roster," Enns said. “We are 13 and were able to welcome Easton’s younger brother, Brogan, to the team and he arrived yesterday. The family is very excited.
Easton remembered during the warm-up that Utah didn't send players out to left field, which is Easton's position, and Tennessee didn't put out a player in Utah's position.
During his pregame introductions,Brogan received a rapturous applause from the crowd at Lamade Stadium.Utah joined. Jace received Easton's medal in place of a standing ovation when he received a commemorative medal against