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District 5 all-star tournaments begin June 29

Opening ceremonies kick things off

by: Photo by Joe McHaney - Chad Thurby will pitch for the Warm Springs Nation 11- and 12-year-olds during the District 5 baseball tournament to be held at Juniper Hills Park starting June 29.

Nearly 60 teams will meet this weekend in Madras for the annual District 5 Little League baseball and softball all-star tournaments starting June 29.
   Played at Juniper Hills Park and Madras High School, the event will feature 9-10 (minors), 11-12 (majors) and 13-14 (juniors) double-elimination tournaments for both baseball and softball. A tournament for 10- and 11-year-olds will be held for baseball as well.
   The winners of each division will advance to the annual Oregon State Little League tournaments to played in July.
   Minors baseball
   
Jefferson County
   Manager - Ervey Dominguez. Coaches - Tim DeVore and Steve Forman. Players - Erik Boynton, Dalton Waldow, Chapin Grote, Trent Mitchell, Tadd Anderson, Riley Forman, Grayson Dominguez, Justin Johnson; Liam White, Kody Zemke and Jeremiah DeVore.
   Warm Springs Nation
   Players - Aram David, Cole White, Dapri Miller, James Katchia Jr., Johnny Ramsey Jr., Joshua Olney, Marion B. Graybael III, Michael Smith, Quadry Wolfe, Stuart Smith Jr. and Wayne Eagle Speaker.
   10-11 baseball
   
Warm Springs Nation
   Manager - Vivian Smith. Coaches - Alvis Smith III. Players - Alex Ali Martinez, Allen Jackson, Amial Rhoan, Corbett Tom Jr., Dartanian Picard, Dolan Waheneka III, Gary Katchia Jr., James Williams, Perry Isadore, Rahgib Wolfe, Trenton Calica and Tyreyk Ramsey.
   Majors baseball
   
Jefferson County
   Manager - Brad Holliday. Coaches - Phil Fine and William K. Smith Jr. Players - Brendon Chess, Tyler Lockey, Lewis Fine, William Kanim Smith III, Jared Holliday, Kyle Brooks, Greyson Houts, Rich Danzuka, Ryan LeRiche, Cameron Rodriguez and Brogan Alegre.
   Warm Springs Nation
   Manager - Rob Kaltsukis. Coaches - W. "Hobo" Patt and K.C. Jensen. Players -Byron Patt, Chad Thurby, Damean Frank, Darian Scott, Eli Lopez, Jevin Smith, Kahne Herkshan, Killian Smith, Marquise Scott, Michael Kaltsukis, Tyrone Medrano and William Shike.
   Juniors baseball
   
Jefferson County
   Manager - Doug Jackson. Coaches - Mike Beeler and Dana Oppenlander. Players - Jack Beeler, Garrett Stills, Alexzander Brown-Nielson, Troy Alire, Isaac Padilla, Daren Shaw, Daniel Ramirez, Wilson Wells, Jace Oppenlander, Brennen Neuroth and one La Pine player (name unknown).
   Warm Springs
   Manager - Alvis Smith III. Coaches - Vivian Smith. Players - Aaron Winishut, Oystnn Schjoll, Yancy Smith, Anthony Culps Jr., Anthony Holliday Jr., Dale Kaltsukis, LeiRon Picard, Mateo Smith and Gavin Begay.
   Minors softball
   
Warm Springs Nation
   Manager - James Sam. Coaches - Betty George and Ramona Lopez. Players - Aaliyah Martinez, Asiari Lopez, Atoria James, Audrey Polk-Ruiz, DaRia White, Dominique Walker, Eva Katchia, Jonissa Scott, Kinley Schjoll, Natasha Lopez, Niya Bagley, Thalia Culpus, Vanessa Culps and Wynema Wolfe-Thompson.
   Majors softball
   No local teams entered.
   Juniors softball
   
Jefferson County
   Manager - Jason Thomas. Coaches Ron Field and Charles Brown. Players - Chelsea Buck, Kellee Anderson, Chloe Martin, Leah Buck, MacKenzie Fessler, Kira Thomas, Kelsie Mitchell, Kalissa Alire, Melissa Field and Kianna Moschetti.
    Warm Springs Nation
   Manager - Elizabeth Hisatake. Coaches - Allee Jackson and Raylene Jones. Players - Casmisha Smith, Celestine Morning Owl, DeMiryce Miller, Jordan Patt, KyeOwna Miller, Leah Suppah, Marisela Sanchez, Orrah David, Shania Tom, Shoshana Garcia, Vivian Yazzie and Marcena Nara.