Tyler McKenzie, 9-year-old brother of Madison Peco of Franklinton, La., throws out the first pitch at the Pearl River Community College Cancer Awareness softball games on April 1. Peco, a PRCC freshman, passed away March 18 after battling leukemia. The game raised funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where she was treated. Watching the first pitch are, from left, Lady Wildcats Kayla Williams of Walker, La., Jackie Shows of Saucier, Coach Leigh White, players Sarah Depperschmidt and Ilyssa Easton, both of Hurley, Krista Robles of Destrehan, La., Peco’s parents Jason and Patsy McKenzie and Chloe McKenzie, 6.
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