Two individuals from the Maysville Cincinnati Reds summer time youth baseball and softball camp will probably be returning to Nice American Ballpark later within the 12 months.
The camp pulled into Maysville as one in every of its many stops all through the summer time in mid-July. Every camper all through the week competed in quite a lot of abilities competitions, with their scores being submitted on the finish of the week. The highest 10 of every age group will return to Nice American Ballpark within the Cincinnati Reds’ final residence recreation to compete in opposition to one another to find out the champion of this years camps.
Within the first and second grade softball division, Maysville’s Lydia Posey positioned fourth amongst all rivals with a rating of 366. Posey positioned behind the third place competitor by 22 factors, with Centerville’s Aria Nickell scoring a 388.
Posey is the granddaughter of St. Pat Saints head baseball coach, Tom Posey, and has been practising the sport of softball for a very long time. Her scores within the abilities competitions have earned her the proper to compete at Nice American Ballpark, in opposition to six different rivals who positioned excessive sufficient to compete within the division.
Regional softball champ for seventh and eighth grade softball, Allison Miller is ranked second amongst all individuals within the division, with a complete rating of 799, coming in simply behind the primary place participant, Eden Clark from Centerville, who scored an 812.
Miller, though solely a eighth grader, is a member of the Robertson County varsity softball workforce. As a seventh grader in 2023, she recorded 5 hits throughout her 26 at-bats, scoring six runs and 4 RBI’s. As a pitcher for the Woman Devils, Miller recorded 30 strikeouts, pitching in 19 complete innings. This might be her first 12 months pitching for the workforce.
She was removed from the one center schooler taking part in on the varsity’s varsity workforce, with the Woman Devils roster solely sporting one senior, Emily Case. Other than Case, the Woman Devils had been made up of 5 center schoolers, and an amazing majority of freshmen and sophomores. The younger workforce struggled fairly a bit in 2023, successful simply two video games, each in opposition to the Newport Ladycats, who went 0-23 on the season. The groups first assembly final 12 months in March, ended up because the states new highest scoring recreation of all time, with Robertson County successful 37-36.
The talents competitions campers competed in encompassed all areas of the sport, together with base operating, bat velocity and fielding. The champions day competitors would be the identical check as what was given at camp.
The championship competitors will probably be a tricky, aggressive setting, in every age division. With the youthful classes pitting the perfect of the perfect little league gamers in Reds Nation in opposition to each other, and the older classes having present and future varsity and journey ball gamers compete to find out definitively who’s the perfect participant of the sport.
The champions day competitors will start following the Reds/ Pirates recreation on Sunday, September 24. All mother and father of competing athletes will obtain tickets to the sport, and rivals will probably be invited onto the sector after the sport is over. The Reds have a 29-32 document at residence thus far in 2023.