Three Marines stationed in the Pacific soon are headed to Camp Lejeune, N.C., for the All-Marine men’s softball tryout camp, which starts Sept. 4, All-Marine coach K.J. Basso said via a Facebook message.
Chris Battle and Henry Kelcinski are returning to camp after being selected for the first time last year. They’re joined by fellow Okinawa Marine Gary Conners, along with Bruce Best, who’s assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
The four will vie for berths on the All-Marine team playing in the All-Armed Forces tournament Sept. 15-21 at Fort Sill, Okla. Players named to the All-Armed Forces team will remain at Fort Sill until the Amateur Softball Association’s national championship tournament Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at ASA’s Oklahoma City headquarters.