Barre remains Midget Diamond Kings

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 22 July 2018 at 9:32 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Barre players and coaches celebrate capturing a fourth straight Albion Midget League playoff championship on Saturday with a 12-4 win over Rotary/Lions. In the front row are Cami London, Makenzie Snook, Zach Vancott, Oliver Beach, Jason Conn and Jacob Neal. In the second row are Jett Conn, Owen Bentley, Josh Bovenzi, Nathan Gibson, Lucas Martin and Nick Harling. In back are coaches Sean Snook, Jason Foote and Mike Beach.

In highlights from the championship game, Barre’s Nathan Gibson, at left, had a big day at the plate banging out a single, double and triple and driving in a total of 5 runs. Rotary/Lions shortstop Wesley Olles, at right, has tagged out Barre’s Makenzie Snook on this play and is attempting to tag out Zach Vancott before he reaches second base.