Monday, June 21, 2010

{Baseball Season}

Even though he missed the first two games of the season when we were in Florida and a bunch of the practices fell on cub scout day...Carson was still anxious to play on the school baseball team this year. 

New twist for 2nd grade: Coach Pitch.  No more T-ball.  Yikes.

It was a lot more pressure, but Carson did really well.  He really improved during the short season and really enjoyed playing.  He got a hit on average of about 3 out of 4 times up to bat.  Picture me silently praying each time.."Please let him hit the ball, please let him hit the ball....".  There is so much individual pressure in baseball!  The kids are pretty good sports, but since scores are kept now, it is hard when you strike out.  The coaches were very encouraging and helpful and saying most of the time "Just keep your eye on the ball!"  Carson definitely wasn't a power hitter, but he got some good contact with the ball and had the speed to get to first or second base. 

We are proud that he stuck it out even when he wasn't enjoying it as much during the end of the season. And mom is glad we have about a 2 month break from sports.

Yes, they spelled his name wrong ;-)


Tyler 4:08 PM  

So cool! Glad he is enjoying sports.

bret and family 8:12 PM  

Baseball is so much more fun in the sunshine! This looks like a ton of Fun. Cody sure has enjoyed coaching Parker's team this year.

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