Slideshow | Ryan Staton Memorial Softball Tournament

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Ricardo Morales, manager for Sitka's The Ginger Samurai softball team, named in honor of Ryan Staton for his red hair worn in a samuri cut during the last tournament played in, said that sports come to mind whenever you think of Ryan, "He was an awesome guy too, a beautiful soul," Morales said.
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Willie's Marine, softball teammates of Ryan "Ballin' State" Norman Staton, gather for a photo with his sister Tess, father Norm and mother Donna during Saturday's 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament held in his honor this year at Dimond Park Fields. Ryan Staton passed on July 13, hours after playing in a local softball tournament. Today will be the play-in and championship games. A memorial fund has been set up at Wells Fargo to support sports that Ryan loved.
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Willie's Marine third baseman Britney Fenumiai goes for a throw as an opponent slides safely into the bag during Saturday's 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament in honor of Ryan Staton who passed on July 13. The tournament concludes today at Dimond Park Fields.
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A player from Sitka's The Ginger Samurai softball team, named in honor of Ryan Staton, catches a fly ball during Saturday's 18th Annual Juneau Coed Benefit Softball Tournament played this year in Ryan's behalf.
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A Willie's Marine batter connects on a hit in honor of teammate Ryan Staton who passed on July 13.
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Clae Baker steps into a pitch during the 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament held in honor of Ryan Staton this weekend. Play resumes today at Dimond Park Fields. Baker and Staton grew up together. "He meant a hell of a lot to me," Baker said. "He always had a good attitude and always had a smile on his face. He always brought the team up."
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A Willie's Marine base runner is caught in a rundown against C&D during Saturday's 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament. Play resumes today at Dimond Park Field.
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Chris Lombard wears the uniform of the day during Sunday's 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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Third base coach Lonnie Anderson wears a sou'wester fisherman's hat and xtra tuffs boots during the final day of play in the 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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Wet weather greeted Sunday's final day of play in the 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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Team Dude Where's My Ball tried to make their dugout more like home Sunday's final day of play in the 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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A baserunner tries to hold his pants up during Sunday's final wet day in the 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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Wet weather greeted Sunday's final day of play in the 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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Wet weather greeted Sunday's final day of play in the 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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A home plate umpire during Sunday's 18th Annual Juneau Coed Softball Benefit Tournament at Dimond Park Fields. The tournament was in honor of Ryan "Ballin' State" Staton who passed on July 13.
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