Tournament champs

Photo submitted to Times Observer

The Kinzua Sluggers 8U travel baseball team went undefeated this weekend to win the Meadville Bulldog Classic coach pitch baseball tournament in Meadville. Kinzua Sluggers include, from left, in front, Aidan Zdarko, Braylon Barnes, Tommy Nyquist, Matt DeSimone, Chase Sitler and Johnny Palmieri and, second row, Eric Dippold, Owen Becker, Luke Becker and Owen Blum. Missing from photo is Brady Berdine. Coaches, in back, are Tim Nyquist, Jon Sitler, Rich DeSimone, Gary Barnes, Mark Nyquist and Scott Blum. The Kinzua Sluggers practiced and played in tournaments over two months – following the Little League Boys Training season, including finishing second at a tournament in Corry and first in Meadville.