Quad-City Heat baseball champs

The Quad-City Heat 10U baseball team became World Series Champions July 13-17 in the USSSA/Global Sports World Series. The competition included 32 teams from eight states. Team members include, from left, front row: Rocky Schoenfelder, Austin Kalar, Taylor Morales, Ashton Kaiser (batboy), Colton Garcia, Alac Altemeier, Max Hansen. Back row, from left, head coach Chuck Kalar, coach Sam Carlson, Noah Carlson, Alex Lingle, Matthew Easler, Garrett Finley, coach Shaun Easler and coach Tony Garcia. Contributed photo.