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ROCKIES BASEBALL SKILLS CHALLENGE WINNERS ADVANCE TO SECTIONALS 

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Mary M. Russell, Marketing Coordinator
Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department
970.350.9448    mary.russell@greeleygov.com
 
ROCKIES BASEBALL SKILLS CHALLENGE WINNERS ADVANCE TO SECTIONALS
 
The City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department hosted the Colorado Rockies/CPRA Baseball Skills Challenge on June 8 at Twin Rivers Ball Field located at the Family FunPlex in Greeley. Nearly forty youth participated in the event from all over Northern Colorado on Saturday and eight of them will be advancing to sectionals this July in Erie. The event, open to boys and girls age 6-13 years, tests skills in base running, batting and throwing.
Sectionals will be held Monday, July 29 from 6-9pm at The Ballpark at Erie, located at 450 Powers Street, Erie, CO  80516. The following athletes will be attending the event after taking First Place at the Skills Challenge in Greeley: Age 6/7 years – Cash Rinker of Eaton & Evelyn Swank of Greeley; Age 8/9 years – Justin Lovato of Greeley & Jayden Kuske of Eaton; Age 10/11 years – Parker Disparti of Greeley & Brooke Bohlender of Fort Collins; Age 12/13 years – Abel Pinon of Greeley & Bailey Bohlender of Fort Collins. The contact person for the Erie Sectional is Bryan Kentfield 303.926.2794, email bkentfiel@erieco.gov.
Congratulations to all of those that participated and won first place! Those that advance from Sectionals will go on to participate in the State Championships on August 10 at Coca-Cola All Star Park. For more information contact Andrea Haring, Recreation Supervisor, at 970.336.4219.
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6/12/2013 
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