Winners of Pitch, Hit and Run Competition Awarded Saturday night 

Published 6:36 pm Sunday, July 17, 2022

On Monday, July 11, the Boys & Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County hosted a Pitch, Hit and Run Competition for area boys and girls ages 5 – 14. The event was held at Northeast Community Credit Union ballpark. It was sponsored by Major League Baseball and Citizens Bank, giving $100 to each division winner.

Over 80 players participated in the event that was broken up into divisions for baseball (boys) and softball (girls)by age groups of 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14 years old. Each contestant was awarded points for accuracy on throws, distance on hitting and speed on running with the highest point total declared the winner of each of respective divisions.

Saturday night, prior to the start of the Elizabethton River Riders clash with the Doughboys from Johnson City each winner received their medals, $100 (Citizens Bank), T-Shirt and tickets to a River Riders game.

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Divisional winners were:

5-6

Addison Carr

Levi Smith

 

7-8  

Sophia Miller

Jordan Hughes

 

9-10

Aaron Shelby

Abbigail Vanloke

 

11-12

Ava Hansen

 

13-14

Blake Baugher

 

The Boys & Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County would like to thank MLB, Citizens Bank, Elizabethton River Riders, Elizabethton Park & Recreation Dept, volunteers and staff for making this event possible.