High school homerun derby to be held Saturday

Tuesday, July 2nd 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Oklahoma City-AP) -- A dozen finalists compete Saturday to be Oklahoma's High School Home Run Derby winner.

Competition starts at one-forty-five at the SBC Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City and two finalists will square off at 5:45 before the RedHawks play Tacoma.

The contest is sponsored by Century 21 Real Estate. Players try to hit the most home runs before reaching ten outs.

The winner gets a gold ring and $1,000 for his school's athletic department. Runners-up win $500 and $250 for their schools.