Pitch, hit, run slated  for Donaldsonville

Boys and girls can show off their baseball skills during the Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run competition at 10 a.m. May 11 at the South Louisiana Fairgrounds in Donaldsonville, parish officials said.

The event will be hosted by the Parish of Ascension Recreation and Culture Department, Parish President Tommy Martinez said.

The free competition is for boys and girls ages 7 to 14.

Boys and girls compete separately and participants have the opportunity to compete in four levels of competition including locals, sectionals, team championships and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game, Martinez said in a news release.

Ajia Morand Mitchell, PARC program coordinator, said registration started on Monday

To register online to go http://www.ascensionparish.net, fax the registration form at (225) 473-9931 or email Mitchell at amitchell@apgov.us.

Forms are also available at the PARC offices, 45404 Stringer Bridge Road, St. Amant, and 313 Chetimaches St., Donaldsonville.

For more information, call Mitchell at (225) 473-3898.