To the Editor:
The Carroll County Youth League would like to thank all of those who helped make our first annual “Bases Loaded” T-Ball and Coach-Pitch tournament a huge success.
Thanks to our umpires, Allen Miller, Austin Fisher, Cody Walker, Damon Anderson, Aaron Gang and Zach Fry. Thanks to Steve Ericksen, John Mach, Robb James, James Rininger and the Carrollton Fire Department for helping with field preparation. Thanks to Greg Fair and The Carroll County Parks Department for use of the upper Vet’s field.
Thank you to the following local businesses: Ashton’s 5&10 Cent Store, Jimmy’s Backyard BBQ, Ponderosa, and Gordon’s for their generous donations and discounts.
A huge thank you to Rodger Barto and the Carrollton VFW for the presentation of colors and to Lexie Kilgore for presenting the National Anthem.
Thank you to all of those helped with concessions, including John Mach, Ashley James, Darin Ulman, Tracey and Brian Swearingon and family, Marcus Johnston, Sue Johnston, Ty Sutton, Nick and Kenna Roudebush, Roberta Doak, Jason Eddy, Charles Gotschall, Jody Grove and Keeza Green.
Thanks to all the players, coaches, parents, grandparents and fans for their support of the tournament.
Above all, thanks to Chuck James who conceived and made the tournament into reality. All proceeds from the tournament will fund the dugouts at the fairgrounds. If you would like to contribute, a check can be made payable to the Carroll County Youth League and mailed to Judi Noble, 80 2nd St. SW, Carrollton, OH 44615.
Concessions Chair and Vice President
Carroll County Youth League