Local baseball team heads to states


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There was quite the send off for the a group of 12 -year-old Boardman baseball players as the team played first game at states on Sunday in Ashtabula.

The Boardman District Two team left the Chilli’s parking lot with a police and fire escort.

This is the team’s third trip in a row to states.

The team’s coach, Brian Fonderlin, said the team has come a long way this year.

“Extremely proud, I couldn’t be more proud of them,” said Fonderlin. “I think they deserve everything they get because they have just worked so hard. They’re very coachable kids, parents are very wonderful to work with, and it’s been a blast.”

The team won their first game on Sunday,

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