(Williamsport, PA) -- Little League International has released a statement regarding the player from Santa Clara who suffered a head injury, reportedly after falling off a bunk bed. The male apparently had to be airlifted to a hospital in Danville, Pennsylvania where he underwent brain surgery. The statement from Little League follows below

On the morning of Monday, August 15, 2022, a player on the Mountain Region Team from Snow Canyon Little League (Santa Clara, Utah) sustained an injury within the dormitory complex. The player was transported to the Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. At the request of his family, Little League® International encourages all to join us in keeping the Snow Canyon Little League player and his family in our thoughts and prayers, as we wish for a full and complete recovery. Little League International will continue to use all available resources, including those provided by UPMC in North Central Pa., through the Player Wellness Center, to support the player, his family, and his coaches and teammates, as we navigate this unfortunate situation. In the interest of privacy, it would be inappropriate to comment further, and additional updates will be issued as they are available.

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