Braden River and Manatee East Little League’s 10-and-11-year-old All-Stars soundly defeated their opponents July 8 to remain tied atop the standings.
After defeating Manatee American 12-2 July 7 in the opening game of the Manatee County District 26 Little League All-Star Tournament at Braden River Park, Braden River shutout North River National 18-0 July 8.
Manatee East got off to a fast start with a 20-2 victory over North River National July 7. Manatee East followed up its victory with a 15-5 win over Manatee American July 8. The two East County squads will square off at 6 p.m. tonight.
Braden River’s 11-12-year-old All-Stars evened their record to 1-1 July 7 with a 15-5 victory over North River American while Manatee East remained a perfect 3-0 with a 20-1 victory over North River American July 8. Braden River and Manatee East will go head-to-head at 6 p.m. tonight.
Braden River and Manatee East’s Juniors Division All-Stars got their first glimpse of one another in the opening game of their tournament. Braden River edged past Manatee East 7-6. Braden River extended its winning streak July 8 with an 11-10 victory over North River National while Manatee East fell to Manatee West 7-1.
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Members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club ventured Dec. 4 to Orlando, to view holiday decorations at the Grand Floridian and to have lunch at Downtown Disney.
The Play Readers of the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild were in fine form as they entertained at the Art Association of Palm-Aire’s opening winter luncheon with “Fractured Fairy Tales.”
Catapulting into first place
Seven Manatee County elementary schools competed in the countywide Technology Student Association catapult competition Nov. 16, at Southeast High School. Students built the catapults on-site.