Home run derby

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Collin Vaillancourt (left) and Max Colclesser were the winner and runner-up, respectively, of the inaugural Home Run Derby in the Roanoke Youth Sports Sand Lot Majors League. Vaillancourt and Colclesser beat out 15 other sluggers for their spots in the 20-pitch championship round, which saw Vaillancourt smack eight home runs to Colclesser’s six to capture the derby title.