The Richmond Hill Recreation Association hosted the annual "Battle of the Hill" baseball tournament over the weekend. It included 28 teams competing in a four-day tournament at Richmond Hill Park. The tournament started Thursday, June 5 and ran through Sunday, June 8. The tournament was a double elimination tournament where you have to lose twice to be eliminated. A Home Run Derby also took place.
Here are the Battle of the Hill winners:
- 7/8 Boys Division: first place - Pooler All Stars, second place - South Georgia Braves
- 9/10 Boys Division: first place - Pooler All Stars, second place - Hendrix Park All Stars
- 11/12 Boys Division: first place - Savannah Braves, second place – Richmond Hill Shockers
- 9/10 Girls Division: first place - Wayne County All Stars, second place - Pooler All Stars
- 11/12 Girls Division: first place - Rincon Angels, second place - Island Girls, Savannah.
Here are the Home Run Derby winners:
- 9/10 Girls - Chelsea Lyons from Wayne County All Stars with 5 homeruns.
- 11/12 Girls - Tabitha Harriel from the Rincon Angels with 5 homeruns.
- 7/8 Boys Division - Stephen Wills from the Richmond Hill All Stars with 4 homeruns
- 9/10 Boys Division - Chase Marine from the Shockers with 5 homeruns (after two tie breakers!)
- 11/12 Boys Division - Bryce Evans from the Savannah Braves with 5 homeruns