ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – The attractive life and tragic demise of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey continues to have an effect on many individuals, particularly in St. Johns County.
A center faculty scholar designed a particular pair of cleats and got here up with a sticker to honor Bailey and he and his teammates will put on it Saturday throughout their jamboree recreation.
The center faculty boys, members of the Swiss Level Raiders soccer group, will likely be taking part in towards one other St. Johns County group for his or her jamboree, however they will even be taking part in in honor of Bailey.
Aiden Fucci is accused of murder in the death of Bailey. The tragedy has damaged the hearts of many younger and previous. Although the daddy and son didn’t know the Bailey household personally, her story had an affect on their lives.
“These are younger children in center faculty. This affected them considerably to have one thing so near dwelling in St. Johns County. We’re solely most likely 5 miles from Durbin the place she lived and I feel each participant on the group was affected not directly form or kind,” father Austin Smith mentioned.
Smith’s son, Aiden Austin Smith, is a sixth-grader at Swiss Level Center Faculty.
Smith got here up with the concept to honor Tristyn for his or her Saturday jamboree recreation.
“For the jamboree recreation, because it was so near her demise, we determined to wrap the cleats within the Nike emblem and have a wing on it for fly excessive Tristyn. After which we put her initials proper right here for Tristyn Bailey after which with the ribbons we determined to get stickers and put them on the helmets,” Aiden Smith mentioned.
Every participant can have a teal sticker on their helmet for Bailey and Smith will put on the cleats on Saturday to honor the 13-year-old woman.
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