The Joe Ferolito All-Star Game was held May 18 at Godby High School with two Blountstown stars playing on the rural team. By game’s end, the Rural team defeated the Tallahassee boys, 20-7.
Tootie Wood finished the offensive onslaught by the Rural team in the 13th with a homer.
There was lots of offense from the Rural team! Taylor Mauck of Blountstown homered in the 4th to put his team up 6-1.
The Joe Ferolito All-Star banquet brought more smiling faces from Calhoun County. BHS Baseball Coach Emory Horne was surprised to hear his name called when he was named Next Level Baseball Coach of the Year. Emory and the Tigers went 22-4 on the year and went 10-2 in district play. Great job,
Next Level Baseball was created in 2004 by professional baseball scouts, Doug Reynolds (Brewers), Ryan Robinson (Brewers), and Founder and CEO of Titus Sports Academy, Adam Faurot. In search of a better brand of baseball in the Big Bend area, these three gentleman developed Next Level Baseball.
NLB is formatted to offer collegiate and professional experience to youth baseball players to help propel them to the NEXT LEVEL.
Check out their page on Facebook for more details.