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Tournament benefits Alzheimer’s

The Memory Walker’s hosted the second annual Striking Out Alzheimer’s Softball Tournament at the Franklinton Dixie Baseball Fields.

“It was a well-run tournament ,and many community members come to show their support for the cause,” said co-director Kreig Todd,

“We were able to raise more than $2,000 for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.”

Todd said $300 of the total profit from this event will stay in Washington Parish to help local Alzheimer’s awareness efforts.

The event featured men’s and coed brackets.

Seven men’s teams and three coed squads participated.

The top three men’s teams were The Beach Boys, Off In the Woods-Men, and the Detonators.

The Coed top teams were Xplicit, Off in the Woods-Coed, and Krush.

Todd also gave a thank you to the volunteer umpires, including, Johnny D. Crain III, Tyrone Seals, Jeremey Whaley, Doug Shilling, Trey Johnson, Chad Bryant and Darrel LaRose.