The Patterson 12U Cal Ripken All-Star Baseball team will begin play in the southwest region tournament Thursday in Florence, Alabama. The tournament will continue through Sunday when a champion will be crowned. The event's winner will advance to the Cal Ripken 12U World Series, which will be held Aug. 2 in Branson, Missouri. Patterson team members are, kneeling from left, Billy Jack Caldwell, Dylan Verrett, Braden Mouton, Landon Bernadou, Jason Matthews, Drew Dinger and Bryce Solar. On the middle row are Roy Jones, Brylon Jennings. Austin Perkins, Austin Davis and Collan St. Germain. On the back row are assistant coaches Willis Dore' Jr., Kirk St. Germain and Casey Solar. Not pictured is head coach Mike Francis. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Ashley Dinger)
The Patterson 8U Cal Ripken Baseball All-Star team is, kneeling from left, Zack Sons, Trey Rochel, Brody Swisher, Kohen Bonin and Tate Mouton. On the middle row are Carlon Butler, Hayden Walker, Traye Richardson, Kane Chaisson, Luke Domingue, Brilyn Johnson and Jadyn Hillebrandt. On the back row are assistant coaches Benji Sons and Locky Bonin, head coach Mike Dinger and assistant coach Glenn Rochel. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Ashley Dinger)
The Patterson 12U and 8U All-Stars will be participating in Cal Ripken Southwest Region Tournament play in Alabama, beginning Thursday.