MLP?PITCH, HIT?& RUN? SECTIONALS
Hope Youth Development Inc. hosted a Major League Baseball Aquifina Pitch, Hit, and Run Sectional competition for the fifth consecutive year May 16 at Donaldsonville High School’s baseball field. Over 40 kids, along with their parents, varying from 10 parishes came out to show off their skills. Participants competed according to age groups and the top finisher will be eligible to compete in the Team Championship in Houston at Minute Maid Park. Mayor’s assistant Donna Gaignard threw the first pitch and the Ascension Tourism Commission donated gift bags for participants and bottled water for all. Winners are from left, 13-14 year-old Jarreth Seven, 11-12 year-old Skylar O’Bear, 9-10 year-old Joel Bergeron and 7-8 year-old Andrew Martin with director Mark Peters.