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Pitch, Hit & Run Set For Saturday

The Boys & Girls Club of South Logan County will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for area youth at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at the Billy Kiersey (Booneville) Baseball/Softball Complex.

Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.

Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2013 MLB™ All-Star Game®.

The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age and gender group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition. For questions concerning the competition, please contact local coordinator, Rick Scott at rick.bgcslc@centurylink.net or at 675-2764.

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