Webutuck Little League wraps up season with celebration and dedication in Beekman Park

Junior Wagoner, 6, proudly displays his trophy awarded for his contributions to the T-ball team.

Leila Hawken

Webutuck Little League wraps up season with celebration and dedication in Beekman Park

AMENIA — Uniformly agreed to be a perfect day for celebration of a successful season for the Webutuck Little League players, coaches and families, participants in the program gathered at the Beekman Park Pavilion for pizza, snacks, music, and the awarding of trophies on Saturday, June 8.

Notable throughout the event was a sense of community and sportsmanship among the young players and their coaches, with all looking forward to the start of play again next fall.

Music was provided by M&M DJs of Amenia, with Chris Milano as emcee keeping things festively organized.

“They improved a lot,” said Scott Russo, players and pitching coach, as they progressed through the season. “These kids came a long way,” he added.

Pitching and batting cage dedication

Newly completed pitching and batting cages were dedicated just steps away from Doc. Bartlett Field that stands in memory of Gabby Farkas.

A plaque commemorates the new cages, indicating that they are a gift of the Amenia-Wassaic Community Organization (AWCO) and the Silo Ridge Community Foundation.

“The AWCO has done great for Amenia and the Little League,” said Webutuck Little League President, DJ Reilly, commenting on the recent gift.

“We’re grateful for the donation of the batting cage. They are working with us on some other projects,” Reilly added.

Leila Hawken

The Webutuck Little League program wrapped up its season with a celebration on Saturday, June 8 at Beekman Park in Amenia. Liam (7) of Millerton, a member of the T-ball team, is enjoying chips in the pavilion along with other players while awaiting the awarding of trophies.

Also attending the dedication was Danielle Mollica, Executive Director of the donating organizations.

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