Friendswood teen to be honored for field efforts

May 15, 2008 7:47:42 PM PDT
Friendswood's Kaitlyn Gruener, 14, has proven herself to be quite the field general when it comes to refurbishing ball fields.Gruener will be honored at her local baseball field on Monday at 3:15pm, at the Lady Mustang softball field of Friendswood High School, 702 Greenbriar Ave., Friendswood, Texas 77546.

She is the Houston-area winner of Diamonds in the Rough, a program that recognizes kids who have used lessons learned from playing baseball or softball to overcome challenges on or off the field.

The contest is sponsored by Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton Corp., which has donated more than 500,000 to youth baseball through the Diamonds on the Rough program.

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