first_imgELLSWORTH — Conner Wagstaff’s Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School varsity baseball team revealed new jerseys — blue for Wagstaff’s favorite color and No. 10 for his number — before Tuesday’s home game.Teammates wanted to demonstrate their support for Wagstaff after the 14-year-old pitcher was hit in the head with a baseball last month during practice and suffered a season-ending concussion. The injury landed him in the hospital for two nights and kept him out of school for three weeks.Wagstaff is now attending school for half-days and cheering on his teammates from the sidelines during his recovery. He said he was moved by their surprise for him Tuesday.“It was unexpected, but awesome,” Wagstaff said. “It means everything to have this much support.”PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS This is placeholder textThis is placeholder text EHS names new boys’ soccer coach – July 13, 2016 Taylor VorthermsSports Editor at The Ellsworth AmericanTaylor Vortherms covers sports in Hancock County. The St. Louis, Missouri native recently graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and joined The Ellsworth American in 2013. Latest Posts Bio Latest posts by Taylor Vortherms (see all) Part 2: When the injury is inside your head, some “don’t get it” – July 26, 2016 Part 1: Invisible, incapacitating concussions are sidelining high school athletes – July 19, 2016last_img