Inaugural Wiffle ball tournament to benefit Bennet Taft Memorial Scholarship

Updated 8/29/2023 10:07 PM

The inaugural Bennet Taft Memorial Wiffle Ball Tournament will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at F.E. Peacock Park, 316 E. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Itasca.

Join them and support your favorite team while enjoying a day filled with Wiffle ball, food, drinks, raffles, and more.


The divisions will be: first to fifth grade, sixth to eighth grade, and ninth grade to adult. The rain date will be Monday, Sept. 4.

All proceeds will be allocated to the Bennet Taft Memorial Scholarship. Bennet, who died in February at age 13, loved playing catcher for the Longshots Baseball travel team, was a die-hard Ohio State fan, and dreamed of one day going to Vanderbilt University on a baseball scholarship.

Learn more about the BT8 Foundation at

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