In all, $7,400 is being donated to area charities and organizations as a result of the 33rd Annual Terry F. Ristau Memorial Industrial Softball Tournament held this weekend at Betts Park, according to Warren Jaycees organizers.
The top three teams from each of four brackets donate proceeds in their teams' names, including:
In the Men's Industrial bracket, the champion Ellwood Hawks have donated $500 to the Warren County Special Olympics and $500 to A Safe Place; second-place Abraxas donated $200 to the Sheffield Sports Boosters, $200 to the Sheffield Wrestling Boosters, and $200 to Care For Life, and; third-place Titan X donated $250 to the Warren County Hospice.
Photo submitted to the Times Observer
Men’s Industry champions
The Ellwood Hawks won the Men’s Industry division of the 33rd Annual Terry F. Ristau Memorial Industrial Softball Tournament held this past weekend at Betts Park. Team members include, front row, from left, Mark Cook, Greg Cameron, Mike Wood, Jeremy Blum, Mark Crossley and Larry Smith and, back row, Andy Downey, Adam Paden, Alan Young, Jake Trubic, Jeff Stoddard, Brian Bennett, Eric Nelson, Mike Crossley and Mark Cobbe. Missing from the photo is Nick Wood.
In Men's Open, champion American Legion donated $1,000 to the Betts Field Maintenance Fund; second-place Miley's Old Inn donated $600 to the Jamestown (N.Y.) High School Football Boosters and; third-place Flick's Mowing and Trimming donated $250 to the Paws Along the River Humane Society.
In Co-ed Industrial, champion Blair Storm split its $1,000 between the Warren County Hospice, the Paws Along The River Humane Society and the Warren Cancer Center; second-place Whirley Landsharks donated $600 to the Warren County Special Olympics and; third-place URC Asphalt donated $250 to the Warren County Companions For Kids program.
In Co-ed Open, champion Jose 360 donated $400 to the Lions Club, $300 to The Salvation Army and $300 to the Jamestown (N.Y.) Boys and Girls Club; second-place KCS Energy donated $300 to the Jordan McTavish Memorial Scholarship Fund, $150 to Warren County Hospice and $150 for Autism Awareness and; third-place McDonald's donated $250 to the Paws Along the River Humane Society.
Team photos of Terry F. Ristau Industrial Softball Tournament division champs are on page B-2 and B-4.
All charities/organizations are approved in advance by the Warren Jaycees.
For team photos of division champions, see page B-2.