Posted: 10:26 am Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Olympic Heights baseball/softball teams hosting cancer fundraiser Thursday 

By Jodie Wagner

The Olympic Heights varsity baseball and softball teams will host a fundraising event benefiting  Susan G. Komen on Thursday.

The softball team will play Suncoast at 6:30 p.m., while the baseball team will play Lake Worth at 6:30 p.m.

Softball players will wear pink with black, while the baseball team will wear black with pink. Most of the athletes will write the names of family members and friends who have battled cancer on their jerseys, softball coach Cindy Lucia said.

Prior to the game, the players will be introduced along with the names of the friends and family members they are representing.

Admission is $5. Additional donations will be accepted. All proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen.

Olympic Heights softball and baseball players scheduled to play in Thursday's fundraising event include (from left) Taylor Doherty, Aaron Weldy, Kelsea Friend, Marco Pinto, Samantha Perez, Jared Spector and Brooklyn Cunningham.