Local youth test abilities at Diamond Skills competition

Local youth test abilities at Diamond Skills competition The Vermillion Jaycees held its annual Diamond Skills competition on Sunday, April 29. A total of 26 kids age 7-14 competed in batting, fielding/throwing, and baserunning competitions.

The winners in each bracket were:

7-8 year olds

All around champion � Cade Weeldreyer; batting champion � Zach Nelson; field/throw champion � Zach Nelson; base-run champion � Cade Weeldreyer.

9-10 year olds

All around champion � Aaron Steele; batting champion � Jordan Robinson; field/throw champion � Aaron Steele; base-run champion � Sam McBride.

11-12 year olds

All around champion � Zach Weiss; batting champion � Nick Rasmussen; field/throw champion � Nick Rasmussen; base-run champion � Ryan O'Connor.

9-10 year olds

All around champion � Josh Boomgaarden; batting champion � Kurt Krammin; field/throw champion � Josh Boomgaarden; base-run champion � Josh Boomgaarden.

All local winners are eligible to compete at the sectional competition held in Madison on Saturday, May 26 at 9 a.m. For more information on the local Diamond Skills competition, please contact the Vermillion Jaycees at 624-2266.

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