After grabbing the ball, Logan Esping raced to the bag. The teams aren’t playing other towns, they scrimmage against themselves. Doesn’t matter, they’re playing ball!
The first and second graders took to the Minneota Field during Summer Recreation Monday night.
The girls held a scrimmage-game and the boys were on the other diamond (directly above and to the right. Jacob Swoboda put a little facial expression into hitting the ball during his time at bat Monday night.
This weekend the third and fourth grade teams will be in a tournament at Granite Falls. And, for the girls, the third and fourth and the fifth and sixth grade teams will complete in a softball tournament in Marshall.
Bending down to catch the ball was Taryn Myrvik.
Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, that slippery little ball just gets away. Here it skidded off the glove of McKenzie DePestel and bounced toward the outfield.
Alexis Thostenson had her eye peeled on the ball as it came toward the plate. She reared back with the bat to give it a good jolt.