Playing for the Ignacio Hitmen, Joe Howell keeps his eye on the ball before sending it for a ride into the in-field, during first day of 10U youth baseball action on the Lawrence Bartley Baseball field in Ignacio, Saturday, April 30 against Bayfield. Ignacio defeated Bayfield 8-5. This year, the Ignacio teams are in the Durango Youth Baseball League, and will play teams from Durango, Bayfield, Pagosa and Mancos.
Aeden Richards eyes first base after his first hit of the season, as coach Joe Pena watches for the in-field throw. The Ignacio Hitmen won the game by a score of 8-5. This was the first game of the season for the Ignacio Baseball League.