Dixie Boys 15U set for World Series

Published 2:04 pm Monday, July 22, 2019

The Charlotte County Dixie Boys 15U baseball team is headed to the World Series in Sterlington, Louisiana, and is set to play its first game Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time against a team from Brownsville, Texas. The Charlotte County squad expressed gratitude for the community support it has experienced in the past several weeks as it collected sponsorships from Francis Excavating and SolUnesco LLC; collected many generous donations, including one from the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors; sold 350 boxes of doughnuts; and raffled off a Yeti cooler donated by Francis Electric and Wright’s Logging LLC. Team members pictured at right are, from left, front row, Cody Hoffer, Sean Hatcher, Ryan Davis, Colton Pillow, Thomas Johnson; middle row, Jackson Baker, Jayden Gee, Ben Mason, Cam Morton, Zach Peregoy, Tyler Franklin, Dylan Kitchen, Manager Jerry Pillow; back row, Coach Tommy Peregoy, Coach Trent Baker and Coach Dexter Franklin.