With humid temperatures in the 90s, the heat was on for a group of
local softball players.
Despite the hot weather Saturday, members of the Burbank Park,
Recreation and Community Services Ponytail Softball League took part
in the annual Softball Jamboree sponsored by the Foothill Civitan
The players celebrated the end of the season with their annual
celebration, which included skills competitions, games, food and a
lot of awards.
The event came a week after the Park and Recreation boys took part
in their own Hap Minor Civitan Baseball Jamboree, also at Olive Park.
The day began at 8 a.m. with a parade from the Burbank Media City
Center Mall to the park.
In the skills competition, athletes took part in four events --
hitting for distance, throwing for accuracy, baserunning and throwing
for distance -- and won awards for their accomplishments.
The top three award winners from each division in the competition