Michael DeBartolome, Middletown South senior and a member of the Eagle varsity baseball team, competed in the USABF World Series Aug. 1-10 in San Diego, Calif. The USABF World Series is one of the country’s premier baseball tournaments for ballplayers ages 18 and under. Forty-two teams from across the country played daily double-headers in preliminary rounds leading to the double elimination trophy round. The World Series is well-attended by major league scouts and college coaches. The Baseball Factory Inc., a nationally recognized baseball player development and college recruiting company, placed three teams in the World Series. DeBartolome was one of 50 Baseball Factory players chosen from their elite showcases held nationwide in July. Representing the Baseball Factory’s Bats Team, he pitched and played infield. With a 2.1 ERA over 12 innings and a batting average over .400, DeBartolome helped his team reach the quarterfinals, where they lost 4-2 to the eventual champs from California. The Hazlet Youth League will be holding registrations for its wrestling rec program for children in grades one through eight. Registration will take place at Raritan High School on Sept. 11, from 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon; and Sept. 19 from 7-9 p.m. Proof of age and residency is required (driver’s license not accepted) for all new registrants in the program. Registration fees are $75 for one child, $125 for two and $150 for three or more. A $100 refundable work/equipment deposit is required. Call (732) 264-3060 ext. 5 for more information. The Middletown Youth Athletic Association Little League, also known as Middletown Little League, is having its inaugural fall baseball and softball season. On-line registration is available at http://www.myteam.com/go/middletownllpa. The league is open to players who are residents of Middletown Township, ages 8-16. The season will run from Sept. 13 to Oct. 27; fee is $50 per player. Phone number is (732) 747-2410, or visit www.myteam.com/go/middletownllpa. Fall registration form with instructions can be downloaded from documents on the Web site as well. The Middletown Soccer Club Earthquakes U11 boys’ traveling team is looking for a few players to complete its roster for the 2002-03 season. Those trying out must have been born between Aug. 1, 1991 and July 31, 1992 to be eligible. For information regarding tryout date, contact Keith O’Neill at (732) 530-4577 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.