A pair of first place finishes was won by the Buda/Kyle Blast youth baseball 9U and 10U baseball teams during April. On April 9, the Blast 10U program took 1st place in a tournament in Dripping Springs. Roughly a week later, the Blast 9U team took home first in a tournament played at the Central Texas Field of Dreams near Henly. The Blast 9U team, currently ranked 4th in the state and 10th nationally in their age group, will continue play in May. Members of the team include (back row, L-R) Coaches Casey Benjamin, Wes Hall, Jason Bergen, Darren Robertson, Sr., (middle row, L-R) Isaiah Fisher, Cayden Bergen, Darren Robertson, Jr., Jayden Hall, Parker George, (front row, L-R) Ryan Kume, Ryder Garcia, Nick Gonzales, Gavin Candanosa and Zane Spruill.