They walked to the field armed with baseball bats, shoes and gloves.
After an hour of warm-ups, the Wayne County Jets took the field for a nine-inning Blue-Gold scrimmage at Eastern Carolina Athletic Park on a breezy Tuesday evening.
The Blue, comprised of older players, took advantage of some middle-inning "gifts" and cruised to a comfortable victory.
But, this night was more than just about baseball.
To read about the players' perceptions of a high school season abruptly canceled due to COVID-19, be sure to pick up next week's edition of the Tribune.