Fields of dreams

Mercer Island High School (MIHS) fastpitch softball players joyfully cut the ribbon at the recently renovated South Mercer Playfields on March 11. Mercer Island School District and the city of Mercer Island held the event and district student board representatives Andrew Howison and Asha Woerner hosted the ceremony, which took place during a 16-team MIHS fastpitch softball jamboree. District Superintendent Fred Rundle, Mayor Salim Nice, softball captain Caley Newcomer and softball head coach Amanda Mattocks addressed the large crowd that attended the event. The three ball fields and auxiliary field were enhanced with new turf and lighting. Photo courtesy of the Mercer Island School District