Pitch, Hit and Run champs
Matthew Heavner (left) and Seth Whitley won their age groups at the Sectional Pitch, Hit and Run event in Hickory. The sectional event is comprised of winners from local events throughout the Western Piedmont. Heavner won the 7- and 8-year old division and had the eighth highest score in the Atlanta Braves region. Whitley won the 9- and 10-year old division and had the fifth highest score in the region. Heavner and Whitley play for the Crush baseball team based in Lincolnton.