The Double “R” Twirlettes recently performed in the Little League World Series Grand Slam Parade. The event is the start of the annual Little League Baseball World Series and features the 16 teams competing in the championship along with national, regional and local performance groups. The Twirlettes, under the direction of Kathleen Y. Mercatili, will begin its 70th anniversary season this fall. From left, first row, are Hailey Rocco, Rylee Sherrer, Dana Ophoff, Kali Mercatili, Gianna Strackbein, Eva Schuler, Hannah Rocco, Noelle Hunter. Second row, Kristen Griffiths, Rachelle Watts, Kacey Bloxham, Alexandra Taffera, Mckenzie Flynn, Autumn Major . Third row, Virginia Miller, Jocelyn Bringhurst, Jordan Gioup, Lindsey Kausmeyer, Lindsay Griffiths, Meghan Murray, Madison Waltz.