ThunderStix Youth Baseball Team

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Coach Patrick Davis (center) instructs the ThunderStix players on proper rundown technique at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Bryce Neely, nicknamed Hollywood, dives for a groundball during fielding drills at ThunderStix practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The ThunderStix players work on fielding ground balls during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Patrick Davis (center) talks to his baseball players about defensive play with assistant coach Justin Bolin (left) during the ThunderStix practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The ThunderStix players warm up their throwing arms during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Patrick Davis instructs the ThunderStix players on proper rundown technique at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Matthew Sumpter (left), nicknamed Matty Ice, reacts to missing a ground ball during fielding drills at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Patrick Davis (center) talks to his baseball players about defensive play and executing a rundown during ThunderStix practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The ThunderStix players practice rundown drills at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The ThunderStix players practice rundown drills at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Assistant coach Justin Bolin instructs the ThunderStix players on proper rundown technique at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Joseph Gaines III (right), nicknamed T.P. for former Braves player Terry Pendleton, tags out Michael McElmurray, nicknamed Mac Man, during defensive drills at the ThunderStix practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Assistant coach Justin Bolin (left) instructs the ThunderStix players on proper rundown technique at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Assistant coach Justin Bolin (center) instructs the players before fielding drills during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Matthew Sumpter, nicknamed Matty Ice, fields a groundball at second base during fielding drills at ThunderStix practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Matthew Sumpter, nicknamed Matty Ice, throws to first from second base during fielding drills at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Patrick Davis (center) talks to his baseball players about defensive play during ThunderStix practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The ThunderStix players work on fielding ground balls during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Coach Patrick Davis (left) coaches his players about defensive play during fielding drills at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The ThunderStix players work on fielding ground balls during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Joseph Gaines III (left), nicknamed T.P. for former Braves player Terry Pendleton, and Matthew Sumpter, nicknamed Matty Ice, talk about the ThunderStix team chemistry on the team bus during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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John Kessinger III, nicknamed Big John, talks about the ThunderStix team chemistry on the team bus during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Joseph Gaines III (from left), Matthew Sumpter and John Kessinger III talk about the ThunderStix team chemistry on the team bus during practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The ThunderStix players listen as coach Patrick Davis and assistant coach Justin Bolin talk about defensive technique at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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The ThunderStix players practice rundown drills at practice on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF

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