15th Annual "They Are Worthy"
Benefit Softball Tournament,
Daly City, July 14 & 15, 2012
SWC's 15th annual "They are Worthy" Benefit Softball Tournament was held in Daly City on July 14 and 15 at Westlake Park. Approximately $1,800 was raised, and many donations of sports equiment were collected from participating players and teams, all for SWC youth programs.
A total of 4 men's teams and 3 coed teams participated in the weekend event. ALL teams in ALL divisions divisions were guaranteed 3 games.
Championship teams were awarded SWC mugs, and MVP prizes and All Stars from ALLparticipating team were also awarded a choice of prizes, ranging from local attraction passes, gift bags, and Giants tickets, and restaurant and store gift cards. In all, more than $1,100 worth of prizes were awarded to teams, players, and participants!
Our event raffle is ongoing until July 28, 2012, with a Grand Prize of a 4-day, 3-night, fishing trip in Mexico (courtesy Baja Pirates)! Other prizes include complimentary dinners, local attraction passes, live musical theater tickets, a San Francisco Giants autographed photo (Javier Lopez), SF Giants tickets, and other gift certificates and gift cards. The raffle allows us to raise even more needed funds for our kids!
Congratulations to all champions, MVPs and All Stars, and thanks to ALL teams for their participation and support. All funds raised will go directly to providing deserving children with much needed sports equipment, skills training, and mentoring programs (see where we've worked here).
Action-packed photos from the weekend's tournament play can be found on our friend's Web site (thanks E!) by clicking the following link(s):
Saturday (Men's) / Sunday (Coed)
CHAMPS: 12 Angry Men
(MVP-Perry Carrubba, All Stars-Harry Gong, Tony Marelich, and Tim Millette)
Runners up: Mud City Head Agents
(All Stars-Gary Middleton, Ian Stevens, and Andrew Vlasak)
3rd: da krushers
(All Stars-Joe Amadea, Paul Pese, and Larry Toy)
4th: The City RUCKUS
(All Stars-Ren Pensotes, Keith Sarmiento, and Augie Villar)
(MVP-Hector Villafranca, All Stars-Levaleai Faleafine, Marcus Lares, and Lisa Su)
Runners up: Need 10 to Play
(All Stars-Alex Campbell, Tim Low, and Jennifer Munoz)
3rd: Yoppi Yogurt
(All Stars-Jen Doyle, Eden Marin, and Keo Sar)
Donors, sponsors, and supporters of SWC's 15th annual "They are Worthy" Benefit Softball Tournament include:
Jack J. Wolf (Wolf Sports on Wheels)
Baja Pirates of La Paz
Elephant Bar Restaurant
Hornblower Cruises & Events [www.hornblower.com]
Malibu Grand Prix
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Zoo
San Jose Earthquakes
Scandia Family Fun Center
Winchester Mystery House
Anna Louie (volunteer umpire)
Rennie Owyang (volunteer umpire)
Spencer Schulz (volunteer umpire)
Augie Villar (volunteer umpire)
Randy Wong (volunteer umpire)
Karen Dung (pretzels)
Kellee Fong Illustration & Design
Anna Louie (San Francisco ASA Commissioner)
Eric Sun (tournament photographer)
Lori Tokutomi (prize solicitations)
Kathi Yumoto (prize solicitations
To see results, photos, acknowledgements, and prize donors from previous years' tournaments, click on the year below:
2011 results / 2011 Saturday photos / 2011 Sunday photos
2010 results / 2010 photos
2009 results / 2009 Saturday photos / 2009 Sunday photos
2008 results / '08 photos - Coed Sat Sun / Men's Sat Sun
2007 results / 2007 photos
2006 results / 2006 Saturday photos / 2006 Sunday photos
2005 results / 2005 photos
Past SWC tournament and other T-shirts and gifts are available by visiting our Support page, or by clicking here.