• Geoff Cowles/News Bryce Kreager fields a ground ball during practice leading up to the District 5 Tournament kicking off today in Cambridge.
  • Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon Orange player Jacob Vernon takes a cut to keep his batting fresh heading into the District 5 Tournament this week.
  • Erick Starkey/News With the rain falling Monday in the team’s final practice before the district tournament, Vincent Kiser fields a ground ball and rockets it toward home plate.
  • Erick Starkey/News Mount Vernon Black’s Mason Keener uses both hands to rake in a grounder hit his way during practice Monday.

Mount Vernon Black 10U

It may be hot out, but that isn’t stopping the Mount Vernon Black 10-and-under All-Star team from chasing their goals.

The team is practicing three times a week in its quest for a District 5 title in Cambridge this week.

Mount Vernon Orange 10U

It’s a tough job to turn a bunch of players — even all-stars — into a functioning team in only a week or two, but Mount Vernon All-Stars Orange 10-and-under coach, Will Wolfe, has found a way. Start with a strong nucleus and make sure that they’re having fun. Then, the other players will buy in and have fun, too.



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