The Franklin County Sweetees All Star team competed in the Sweetees Allstar tournament on June 12-13 in Sulphur Springs and won first place. Six teams were entered in the tournament. The Mount Vernon girls won all five games.
A truckload of trophies were presented during closing ceremonies for the 2009 season of the Franklin County Baseball / Softball Association to all participants on Thursday, June 11 at Lindley Field. Division championship and sportsmanship trophies were also distributed. See the June 18 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.