Baldwin Little League team getting ready for tournaments
BALDWIN — Baldwin Little League coach Bill Buckley has been working hard to get his 9-12-year-rold players involoved in upcoming tournament action.
Buckley has been holding practices at Hollister Park three times a week. They’re anticpating having tournament action next weekend in Baldwin against Fountain and Scottville
Lee Moore has also been a coach for Baldwin. Previous games so far have been on the road.
“We’ve done almost as expected,” Moore said. “They’re ready to play ball. We’ve won three games against Scottvolle and Fountain. We beat Fountain twice.”
Moore said there’s been 14 players on the team.
Demarco Williams has been among key pitcherson the team along with Matt Rosenogle and Jordan Davenport.
The Baldwin coaches noted that many players on the team have been hitting the ball effectively.
The team is under the auspices of Lake County Little League. Moore is president of the Board of Directors. They’re hoping to develop players for the future.
“Our goal is to use baseball teach them citizenship,” Moore said.
“The boys like to play ball,” Buckley said. “I wish there were a few more of them out here (for practice). We have to get ready for tournaments.”