Members of the team include (front row L-R) Griffin McCracken (Van Wert), Andrew Elwer (Delphos), Cam Werts (Van Wert), Tyce McClain (Van Wert), Drake Fittro (Delphos), Andrew Wiss (Minster) Finley Dickinson (Van Wert). (Back row) Coach Nolan Mericle, Coach Ty McClain, Cameron Elwer (Delphos), Mack Hieber (Patrick Henry), Evan Martz (Delphos), Maddox Kroeger (Delphos), Griffin Mericle (Delphos) and Coach Mike Wiss.
Members of the team include (front row L-R) Griffin McCracken (Van Wert), Andrew Elwer (Delphos), Cam Werts (Van Wert), Tyce McClain (Van Wert), Drake Fittro (Delphos), Andrew Wiss (Minster) Finley Dickinson (Van Wert). (Back row) Coach Nolan Mericle, Coach Ty McClain, Cameron Elwer (Delphos), Mack Hieber (Patrick Henry), Evan Martz (Delphos), Maddox Kroeger (Delphos), Griffin Mericle (Delphos) and Coach Mike Wiss.

WESTFIELD, IN — The Vandel Cruisers, a 12U team full of kids from the area recently competed in the USSSA AA World Series. The four day double elimination tournament was held at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. The Cruisers rolled to an 8-0 record in the tournament, earning the Championship Trophy.

At press time, the current State Champion Cruisers (30-3-1) are ranked first in Ohio and fourth in the nation out of over 2,200 teams.