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Posted on: July 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fort Mill All-Star Baseball Team Heading to World Series


Congratulations to the Fort Mill All-Star Coach Pitch Team for their sweeping wins this season! The Fort Mill Parks & Recreation baseball team, led by Coach Ryan Smith and made up of 7 and 8-year-old players, swept their district in June before going 6-0 in the state tournament in Orangeburg earlier this month! The team is now headed to the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi from Aug. 7 to 11.

The Town will be recognizing the accomplishments of this wonderful team with a proclamation at Fort Mill Town Council’s next meeting on July 26. The team includes Brady Childers (#24), Calvin Krantz (#44), Chase Smith (#13), Clay Swenson (#10), Easton Nesteruk (#25), Ethan Rodriguez (#21), Graham Mattox (#5), Gordon Owino (#22), Henry Herchek (#12), Ishaan Alluri (#23), Jace Griffin (#7), and Tyler Teaver (#11). The coaching staff also includes assistant coaches Jad Griffin, Kevin Nesteruk and Chris Mattox.

All-Star baseball collageTo help fund the team’s trip to the World Series (along with members of their families), they are welcoming any donations from the public to help them on their journey. If you would like to contribute, here are some options:

Venmo: @FortMillBaseball

Check - paid to the order of Fort Mill Baseball All Stars – and given to Head Coach Ryan Smith

Cash - delivered to any player/family

Debit/Credit - (the team pays a fee for this option)

You can find links to most of these options at @fortmillbaseball | Linktree. Follow the team’s journey on Facebook and Instagram: @FortMillBaseball.

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