SOUTHLAKE (CBSDFW.COM) – Southlake softball and baseball players came out on Jan. 25 and 26 to raise money for wounded warriors in a slow-pitch tournament.
Ten teams competed in this year’s event, according to organizer David Heintzelman.READ MORE: Texas Democrats In Congress Say It's 'Unacceptable' Gov. Abbott Hasn't Released Billions In Stimulus For Public Education
In the end, the fundraiser pulled in over $5,500 to donate to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Heintzelman said the tournament was held for the first time last year, and was hugely a success, prompting its return this year.
The coed teams that competed consisted of high schoolers, as well as a parents team.READ MORE: Health Officials Urge Safety Measures Against West Nile Virus In North Texas
The participants of last year’s event included two wounded warriors and former Texas Rangers player Kevin Mench. This year’s lineup featured seven wounded warriors, along with Mench.
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