Trinity Christian & Clay baseball honor Brady Kinder
The two schools played a "superhero" game to honor Brady Kinder Friday night
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It was easy for Brady Kinder to make everyone around him feel like a superhero.
On Friday night, Trinity Christian and Clay high returned the favor.
They honored Brady by playing a "superhero" game against each other to benefit The Brady Kinder Foundation. Trinity wore Captain America uniforms, while Clay played the "bad guy" with Venom jerseys. Since Brady was a huge superhero fan, Conquerors head coach Gil Morales said this was a great way to honor his memory.
"It just made sense to play this superhero game," said Morales. "When I called Clay head coach Josh Persinger he was all on board."
"I called my shirt guy and we designed the uniforms and they turned out great," said Persinger. "At Clay high we are all about family too and this is something we are happy to do and hopefully continue."
Plans are in the works to play this game again next year at Clay with the two teams switching "good guy" and bad guy" roles, something Morales says is important to continue.
"It's very emotional for a lot of people right now including myself because it reminds us that this is bigger than baseball, it's bigger than us."
On May 10th of last year Brady passed away unexpectedly in his sleep.
Kinder's mother Amanda is a teacher at Trinity Christian and his father Robert Kinder Jr. is an officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were both at the game Friday and were overwhelmed with the support they have gotten and continue to get.
"You definitely don't want his memory to stop or anything," said Robert. "You would like to know that he will still be remembered and thought of in a positive light and mean a lot to people."
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