State runner-up team
The NEA Central Battle Cats All-Star Baseball Team just returned home from placing second in the 2014 Cal Ripken 7-year old machine-pitch North Arkansas State Tournament held the Fourth of July Weekend. The team also placed second at the Cal Ripken 7-year old machine-pitch North Arkansas District Tournament June 28th-30th. In their first tournament together as a team, the boys were named champions of the 2014 Three Rivers Baseball Bash June 20th-22nd. These boys have shown outstanding dedication and commitment for such a young age and should be very proud. Their coaches have worked hard to build these boys into confident and skilled baseball players. They should be very proud of all they have accomplished. Coaches are Brian Aston, Ben Elder, and Justin Chambers. Players from left are: Jacob Campbell, Carter Turner, Beau Miller, Braxton Craine, Hayden Elder, Zain McClure, Braxton Wall, Caden Chambers, Luke Newcomb, Toby Burns, Cody Meredith, Preston Sims, and Dylan Aston.