Results for Junior Home Run Derby Competition
The Seward Optimist Club hosted the annual Major League Baseball Jr. Home Run Derby competition at the Plum Creek Sports Complex in Seward, on April 15, 2019. Dakota Thomas, Lincoln, was the 14U Champ with 7 Home Runs. Madison Green, Seward, was the 12U Champ breaking a four-way tie of 4 Home Runs, having the best hitting score in the pitch, hit, and run competition. Both will have the opportunity to compete in the Regional Competition, date and details not yet announced, but held last year in Kansas City. Regional Champions will then travel for the National Championships to be held in Cleveland, Ohiio, during MLB All-Star Week, an all expense paid trip for two. All participants were given a certificate of participation and a Dairy Queen treat certificate. Thanks to all who participated. YOU ARE ALL WINNERS!