Tanque Verde standout Phillip Dimas signs with Valley City State

Phillip Dimas with his parents (Courtesy Photo)

Tanque Verde standout Phillip Dimas to play for Valley City State. Dimas batted .342 to lead the Hawks.

“As his parents, we have watched Phillip use baseball as the vehicle for developing confidence and sportsmanship,” his father Phil Dimas said.

“We are so grateful to the coaches, teachers, friends and family that have supported him in strengthening his skills and his character. It means the world to us to see him realize his dream of becoming a college athlete.”


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