Jane Lew Town Council heard from Greg Zielinski and Ashton Carder regarding the use of the baseball discipline at Jane Lew Park at some point of council’s regular meeting April 1.
Earlier this 12 months, the council signed a Land Use Agreement with the Apostles Ball Club, giving the Apostles priority over use of the field.
Parents of Apostles players, which include Josh Freeman, Jeremy Jones, Chad Clem and Ben Hall, alongside different determine volunteers, mentioned they had donated time and budget to get the fields lower back into gambling condition.
Zielinski, who coaches a 14U team, stated there might be no other law ball discipline for that age organisation in Lewis County.
Zielinski, whose group is associated with the Lewis Baseball Association, said LBA board members did now not know he and Carder had been attending the council assembly and inquiring approximately the usage of the sector.
In 2018, a break up happened among the LBA and the Jane Lew Hitmen, which covered Freeman, Jones and Clem. The Apostles aren’t associated with the LBA.
Representatives of the Apostles stated their worries approximately Zielinski’s crew the use of the field, declaring that Zielinski’s group continues to be a part of the LBA and arguing that allowing utilization could lead to all the groups within the LBA taking up the fields at Jane Lew Park, with the Apostles dropping get admission to to the grounds. Apostles coaches claimed that’s what passed off remaining 12 months, adding that the Hitmen were given no exercise time at all due to LBA teams overrunning the field.