Put me in, coach

Eppie Quintana, 7, throws a baseball for distance during the Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge at the Riverview Sports Complex. The Baseball Skills Challenge Program consists of statewide local competitions for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13 competing in batting, base running and throwing. The Colorado Parks & Recreation Association and the Rockies have managed the program for the last six years. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Eppie Quintana, 7, throws a baseball for distance during the Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge at the Riverview Sports Complex. The Baseball Skills Challenge Program consists of statewide local competitions for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13 competing in batting, base running and throwing. The Colorado Parks & Recreation Association and the Rockies have managed the program for the last six years.