Zebulon is “Prayin’ 4 Mason”

September 19, 2013 

Mason Brantley stands with his sister Lexi’s softball team, the Diamond Divas, who took home the trophy for the inaugural Prayin’ 4 Mason fundraiser event. Back row from left: Tyra Crough, Anna Strickland, Sarah Howell, Madison Driver, Lexi Brantley, Alissa Bailey Front row: Cailee Ray, Rachel Hardy, Mason Brantley, Taylor Bailey, Alexa Daniel, Peyton Sharp Coaches (not in picture) Brittney Murray, Rick Tom, Jason Daniel, and Brandon Brantley.

COURTESY OF MARCIA BRANTLEY

Aug. 24 marked the inaugural “Prayin’ 4 Mason” event, a softball tournament fundraiser that included three local softball teams, nine cornhole teams, and 10 local vendors, as well as a raffle and a silent auction. The event was held to raise awareness and money to pay for the leukemia treatment of 5-year-old Mason Brantley, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in April.

More than 500 people turned out in a show of support for the boy, participating in the various events all aimed toward funding his treatment. The Diamond Divas, the team to which Mason’s sister, Lexi, belongs, won the tournament and brought home the trophy.

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