Baseball game memorializes LITH youth

Crystal Lake Bull Dogs player Christian Ancheto, 11, of Lake in the Hills watches the opening ceremonies Wednesday of the seventh annual Brian Krueger Memorial Baseball Tournament at Sunset Park in Lake in the Hills.
Crystal Lake Bull Dogs player Christian Ancheto, 11, of Lake in the Hills watches the opening ceremonies Wednesday of the seventh annual Brian Krueger Memorial Baseball Tournament at Sunset Park in Lake in the Hills.

The seventh annual Brian Krueger Memorial Baseball Tournament at Sunset Park in Lake in the Hills brought together 61 teams of 8- to 12-year-olds throughout northeast and east-central Illinois. The event honors Brian Krueger, who played in the Lake in the Hills Youth Athletic Association from 2002 through 2005. Krueger died from brain cancer on Dec. 23, 2005.

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