From ‘I Do’ To ‘Play Ball’

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – One happy couple got more than they hoped for on their wedding day – the chance to watch South Carolina play in the NCAA Tournament’s super regional.

Justin Kata and Kelsey Kata were married in Columbia on Saturday and with hours to kill before the reception, the two chose to watch an inning of the Gamecocks baseball game with Oklahoma State on the concourse in right-center field.

Justin Kata was a former swimmer at South Carolina while Kelsey Kata ran track for the Gamecocks.

The two, bride in her wedding gown and groom in his tux, stood against the metal railing near the South Carolina bullpen during the fourth inning for about 20 minutes until they had to lead.

Said Kata: “We wouldn’t have missed it.”

(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s