By Mari Erin Roth
The Chester Volcanoes headed to play their final game May 9 in Loyalton. Weather was predicted but they went for it, well, because it was the last day of permissible play for the season. The game started while snow fell in giant clumps on the players, fans and the field. “Played one inning and the umps called it,” said CHS assistant Volcano coach George Wellman, “and appropriately so for player safety.”
The out-of-town game coincided with Senior Day celebrations for the graduating Volcano ball players from Chester. Senior players are Joe Garrett, Joey Tantardino, Juan Flores, Wade Neer, Zack Brent, Dillon Jilbert, and Cayleb Clark. The snow fell heavy but smiles were bright enough to see through it all.
The Volcanoes finished the league season with a 13-5 overall record and a 6-2 in league. “We are now awaiting the playoff schedule,” said coach Wellman, “which will be known sometime tomorrow.” That would be Wednesday, May 11. Stay tuned.