High-flying 8U Bats heading south in search of stiffer competition


Submitted photo/ The Panther Spring Classic was one of three tournaments this summer won by the Seymour Bats 8U baseball team. Pictured are, front row from left, Charlie Longmeier, Vince Wilson, Jack VonDielingen, Bret Perry, Judd Storey and Reuben Kruse; and back row from left, Chase Harrison, Andrew Bell, Eli Meyer, Bryson Darlage, Skyler Cockerham and Treyton McCormick.

Submitted photo/ Charlie Longmeier of the Seymour Bats 8U baseball team follows through on a swing during this summer's Slugfest tournament at Bedford.

Reuben Kruse likes playing on a team with his friends, and Eli Meyer said they have fun together on and off the field.

Bryson Darlage also pointed to the team’s good friendships along with the sportsmanship it displays.

Charlie Longmeier noted how everyone gets along and picks each other up, and he likes that the team prays after each practice.

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