Season ending celebration. Photo courtesy of Jenni Leaton

 A 15-8 win versus Baldwin No. 1 gave the Spring Hill Royals third place in the Big 4 9-10 boys post-season tournament July 5-8 in DeSoto.
“The kids played well and I was real proud of the effort,” said Coach Chris Leaton. “Everyone showed a lot of improvement during the season.”
Leaton led the Royals to an 8-4 record in the Spring Hill Recreation 9-10 boys league. Spring Hill had four other teams in the league and competition also came from Eudora, Baldwin, Wellsville, and De Soto.
Leaton and assistant Dave Stovall worked with a roster that included James Cain, Garrett Enslinger, Braxton Kuehl, Trevor Kropf, Travis Leaton, Sampson Meisinger, Stephen Mitchell, Charlie Peters, Jakob Stovall, Justin Weber, and Ryan Weber.