STRUTHERS, Ohio (WYTV) –– Families and friends are turning out to the Struthers inaugural softball tournament this morning for good fun and a good cause.
Proceeds will benefit a veteran of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office who’s battling cancer.
Each team paid $200 to sign up for the event today, “Dingers for Divito,” a double elimination tournament beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday
There will be food, drinks, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and a chance to win two guns.
Youngstown boxing champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini has donated signed boxing gloves and wine.
All of these proceeds will benefit Deputy Anthony Divito.
He is a 21-year veteran of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office battling stage 4 kidney cancer.
Despite surgery, the cancer has spread to his entire body.
He’s been battling cancer for three years but has continued to work at the sheriff’s office.