Howard Twp. All-Stars finish second

Submitted photo The Howard Township 8U All Stars pose with their plaques after taking second place at the Ohio Valley Tournament last weekend. Pictured in the back row are coaches Andrew Gordon, Rick Morrison and Jason Asumus. In the second row are  Peyton Gordon, Brendon Olsen, Lane Coquillard, Dane Asmus, Ty Johnson, Jenson Mayersky. In the front row are Logan Cox, Gavyn Luke, Carson Rachels, Rick Morrison, Zach Henrich, Alex Cole and bat boy: Vaughn Asmus.

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The Howard Township 8U All Stars pose with their plaques after taking second place at the Ohio Valley Tournament last weekend. Pictured in the back row are coaches Andrew Gordon, Rick Morrison and Jason Asumus. In the second row are Peyton Gordon, Brendon Olsen, Lane Coquillard, Dane Asmus, Ty Johnson, Jenson Mayersky. In the front row are Logan Cox, Gavyn Luke, Carson Rachels, Rick Morrison, Zach Henrich, Alex Cole and bat boy: Vaughn Asmus.

The Howard Township 8U All-Stars finished second at the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament hosted by Germantown Babe Ruth in Louisville, Kentucky this past weekend despite losing the first two games of pool play.

The all-stars have the distinction of advancing farther in the Ohio Valley Regional than any other Howard Township team.

Howard responded by defeating St. Matthews 18-2 and Mead County twice, 8-2 and 17-9.

The all-stars were defeated by Newburgh twice, including 14-0 in the championship game.

Winning awards for Howard Township were:

• Ty Johnson — Outstanding Player

• Dane Asmus — game ball

• Logan Cox — Sportsmanship

• Zach Henrich — Outstanding Player

The team would like to thank Demand Packaging, Great Clips, Friends and Family, JM Weilding, Swirls and Curls, Kenneth Smith, Peerless Electrical Contracting, T.A. Roberts, R. Gordon Engineering, T&T Shirts, JC Concrete, Sandy’s Hair/Design, Simplified Tax & Accounting Services, Fulton Sign, Kark Welding and Integrity Real Estate for their support.

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