Optimist Club baseball team visits Cooperstown

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 17, 2022

The Miami Lakes Optimist 12U team took part in the 2022 American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament in Oneonta, N.Y. in July. 

The team not only got to enjoy playing six baseball games and skills competitions, but also got a chance to tour the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in nearby Cooperstown, N.Y. From left: Samuel Velandria; Michael Santateresa; Emil Chavez; Khadyn Gates; Sebastian Gonzalez; Jacob Gonzalez; Javier Billini; Aiden Montenegro; Enzo Auchet and Ryan Alvarez. Kneeling in front is Amir Latouche. Not pictured: Sage Wilson.