April 30, 2013
PLAYERS representing The Dalles’ 10U Slugger baseball team gather for a group photograph after finishing in third place at the two-day Hillsboro Junior Baseball Organization Tournament ending on April 21.The athletes are (pictured in front row, from left to right), Giovanny Avila, Caleb Nelson, JJ Williams, Conner Cummings, Isaac Anthony, Peyton Beeks. In the second row are Taylor Routson, Michael Armstrong, Taylor Beeks, Jaxon Pullen, Trenton Schacher. In the back row are coaches Thad Routson, Deric Anthony, John Schacher. The Sluggers won game one 10-2; won game two 14-2, then lost game three by a 8-5 score in the seventh inning after being tied the fifth and sixth frames. They won game four, 4-3. The Sluggers are scheduled to participate again in a tournament on May 4-5 in The Dalles.