Baseball trophy captured

Rockford youth baseball 6-27-13Rockford’s U13 baseball team captured third place at the New Ulm tournament June 16. The Rockets defeated Woodbury 10-3 to take third and receive entry to the MBT State Tournament July 19-21 in Lakeville. The team coached by Jim Cruz was 6-3 in the Crow River League with four games to play before the League Tournament in Hutchinson July 12-15. The team includes back row from left, Jack Cady, Zach Beise, Hawkin Petron, Kyle Strader, Cole Virnig and Spencer Hertle. Front row, Christian Swanson, Kyle Calder, JJ Strumbel, Drew Rozanski, Blake Young and Connor Cruz.