It was a beautiful day Saturday - picture perfect weather for softball. And the Bears certainly had a full agenda - the annual alumni game, two varsity games and a JV game.
Still, the team and coach were kind enough to squeeze in .
At 3:45 p.m., Elci stepped up to home plate, and Chiaradio - - took the mound. Elci had earlier proclaimed he could hit a home run off the high school junior, and I took him up on that, and we made it into a challenge to benefit the cause near and dear to us both - animal rescue.
If Lee hit a home run, I would donate to the . If he did not, he would donate to the , which provides medical care for animals at the shelter. was in attendance.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the video is even better, so to know how it all came out, check out the photo and video gallery.
Many thanks to Ann-Marie, to Andrea, to all the great fans who were there to watch the games, and to Lee for being such a great sport. If you'd like to help , please donate to either - they are both great causes.