The Lawrence Lightning, Douglas County Amateur Baseball Assn.'s 9-year-old Select Team, won the state championship in Pittsburg. The team finished its one-month season with a record of 21-4, placing second in the Under-10 Ripken Summer Blowout in Princeton, first in the 9-10 Saddle Club Showdown in Wellsville, and fourth in the NBC "Hap Dumont" Under-9 2004 World Series in Bartlett, Tenn. Back row, from left, are Kevin Stuever, Joe Caldwell, Mike Willoughby and Darren McClure. Second row, from left, are Drake Hofer, Adam Rea, Alex Green, Drew Green, Jacob Caldwell, Cody Scott, Kyle McFarland and Matt Baker. Front row, from left, are Garrick Clapp, CJ Stuever, Shane Willoughby, Stan Skwarlo and Rigby McClure. The picture was submitted by Sue Willoughby.


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