BEMIDJI -- The first round of Bemidji Youth Baseball games were well attended Monday evening as the teams kicked things off for the season after the state gave youth sports the OK to begin playing games last week.

Wesley Truax, 9, throws a pitch during a youth baseball game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Wesley Truax, 9, throws a pitch during a youth baseball game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

A youth baseball player readies to swing during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
A youth baseball player readies to swing during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Bemidji Youth Baseball held their first round of games on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji Youth Baseball held their first round of games on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

A youth baseball player throws a pitch during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
A youth baseball player throws a pitch during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

A youth baseball player waits for a pitch during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
A youth baseball player waits for a pitch during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Bemidji Youth Baseball held their first round of games on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji Youth Baseball held their first round of games on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

A youth baseball player waits for a pitch during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
A youth baseball player waits for a pitch during a game on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)

Bemidji Youth Baseball held their first round of games on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji Youth Baseball held their first round of games on Monday evening at the Mark Evenson Memorial Fields in Bemidji. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)