LOCAL FALL BALL: Dalton, Smithville teammates forge friendships
Front row: Sophie Stutzman, Emma Maxymiv, Brynley Fry, Greenly Burns, Amelia Stutzman and Addy Maxymiv; Back row: Coach Chelsey Fry, Skylar Fletcher, Khloe Knight, Arabella Wenger, Reiley Evans, Coach Dustin Fletcher, Brooklyn Vazquez, Maya Wenger and Coach Doug Wenger. The team played in the Massillon Fall Ball League. The team was put together in less than a week and placed third in the tournament, according to Elise Fletcher.
The Wayne Lightning Fall Ball team – consisting of seven Dalton girls and five Smithville girls – played in the 2020 Massillon Fall Ball League.
The record was 10 wins and five losses and the team placed third in the tournament, according to information provided by Elise Fletcher.
“It was great to see them on the field doing what they love,” she wrote.
Coaches were Dustin Fletcher, Chelsey Fry and Doug Wenger. The team had 105 strikeouts for the season. They gave up 104 runs and had 116 runs for their team for the season. Wayne Lightning had three pitchers: Skylar Fletcher, Addy Maxymiv and Arabella Wenger.