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Eleuthera Junior Baseball League – Opening Day 2108
By Eleuthera Junior Baseball League of Rock Sound
Feb 12, 2018 - 6:11:26 AM

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The Eleuthera Junior Baseball League (EJBL) held its Opening Day ceremonies on Saturday February 10th, 2018 at the Rock Sound Primary School Baseball Park. It was an exciting time in Rock Sound as teams from Rock Sound, Tarpum Bay and Palmetto Point were in attendance.

The first game began at 11:00am where the Palmetto Point Legends (2017 defending champs in the 9-12 division) defeated the Tarpum Bay Mosquitoes 9 to 7 in a keenly contested game.

At 1:30pm the Official Opening Ceremonies began with a Junkanoo Rush Out were the New Vision Junkanoo Group lead the teams into the park. Minister Dianne Ingraham opened the program with a prayer which was followed by the National Anthem. Remarks were given by The President Larry Forbes, Past Presidents Rev. Lincoln Young and Michael Dorsette, Vice President Kennedy (Marco) Bethel, and the Administrator Gregory Knowles.

At 2:30pm an exhibition Tee Ball Game was held between The Rock Sound Pyfrom Fisheries Lil Guppies and the Tarpum Bay Tarpons. This game was the highlight of the day.

At 3:30pm the feature game of the day was in the 13-16 division, which was between the Rock Sound Stingrays and the Palmetto Point Legends. The Stingrays defeated the Legends by the score of 8 to 1.

Play continues next week in Palmetto Point at the Twin City Arena.

The following persons were elected as board members to The Eleuthera Junior Baseball League (EJBL) the next two years:

Larry Forbes –President (Rock Sound)

Kennedy (Marco) Bethel – 1st Vice President (Rock Sound)

Wilson Cooper - 2nd President (Palmetto Point)         

Sgt. Cyril Dean – 3rd Vice President (Governors Harbour)

Natasha Sands – Treasurer (Rock Sound)

Charmine Culmer –Asst. Treasurer (Palmetto Point)         

Sybil Forbes – Secretary (Rock Sound)

Laura Culmer – Asst. Secretary (Palmetto Point)         

Elline Sineus – Director (Palmetto Point)         

Gary Ingraham – Director (Rock Sound)

Maurice Carey – Director (Tarpum Bay)

Stephen Moss – Director (Tarpum Bay)

Fred Petty – Director (Governors Harbour)

Lincoln Young – Commissioner (Rock Sound)
Johnnie Emil – Fund Raising (Rock Sound)

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