Solana Beach Little Leaguers to honor fallen service members

Solana Beach AAA players will play a Memorial Weekend scrimmage on Saturday, May 25, in honor of Solana Beach service members who died while serving the nation.  Solana Beach veterans will take part in the game’s opening ceremony.

The scrimmage will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on May 25. The Opening Ceremony will be held at 9:45 a.m.

The event will be held at AAA Field, Solana Vista Elementary School, 780 Santa Victoria Solana Beach, 92075.

Among the local veterans are:

WWII:

Chiles, Joseph-KIA

Covarrubias, Jesus-KIA

Dawson, Frank-KIA

Dose, Richard-KIA

Hunt, Alexander-KIA

Lynde, Simon-KIA

Mettan, Joseph-KIA 22 Mar 1944

Osorio, Pedro-KIA 8 May 1945

Vietnam:

Aiau, Harvey-KIA 16 Mar 1970

Cruz, Raphael-KIA 2 Sep 1963

Hendricks, Charles-KIA 23 Mar 1969

Lopez, Victor-KIA 17 Jan 1969

Mericantante, Thomas-KIA 16 Au 1968

Tworek, Joseph-KIA 29 Oct 1971

   
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