Billy Sample Field was the site of the USSSA Battle of the Rings tournaments last weekend and two local “Baseball U” teams did well. The 9U team finished second in just their second tournament ever and the 18U team won their bracket.
The 9U team, left, included: Front Row L-R; Nick Winterer, Gray Kepley, Jaxson Kuzmich, Bryson Kuzmich, Nate Keffer and Maclin Hale. Back Row L-R; Assistant Coach Justin Kuzmich, Assistant Coach Travis Stroud, Evan Stroud, Cameron Crowder, CJ Goens, Wilson Dick, Trent Brubaker, Nate McNeil, Colton West, Asher Foutz and Head Coach Jimmy Winterer. Jeff Lemons is not pictured. Right is the 18U team. Left to right; Trent Green, Brayden Underwood, Brendan Magruder, Grant Keffer, Caleb Furmage, Jimmy Blount, Josh Howard, Tyler Gray, Braxton Clarke, Caleb Hagadorn (hidden), Ben Phillips, River Smith, Cam Wiley, Clay Caldwell, Ryan Butler and Jacob Mays.Not pictured: Hunter King, Ben Bowers and Cameron Main.