Update: Due to impending storms and bad weather, this game has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled, but a new date has not yet been determined.
When George Mason High School’s baseball team hosts Clarke County High School this Friday, April 25, the Mustangs and Eagles will be facing off and raising funds and awareness for children’s health.
The game will be Mason’s inaugural Diamond Dreams game. Diamond Dreams games are hosted by high school and college baseball teams each year to help raise awareness and funds for the Children’s National Medical Center and pediatric cancer research.
Players will be wearing special jerseys, and a pediatric cancer patient will the guest of honor to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.
In addition to enjoying baseball under the lights, spectators could bring home a special souvenir. Items donated by the Washington Nationals, Top Golf, Jefferson District Golf Course, the Washington Wizards, the Washington Capitals, the Richmond Flying Squirrels, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and others will be auctioned at the game.
Those who wish to donate who are unable to attend the game can visit childrensnational.donordrive.com and search for “George Mason High School.”