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Zesto continues to be a College World Series fan favorite

Posted at 8:41 AM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 09:45:12-04

There is nothing sweeter than Omaha in June.  

For a lot of fans like Rick Willhite coming to the College World Series is tradition. 

"I have been coming for 33 years," said Willhite, who is from Minnesota. 

While you're in town, chances are you will satisfy your sweet tooth. 

"Go to Zesto, that is what you do," said Willhite. 

A year after the CWS moved downtown, decades old Zesto followed suit and sits adjacent to The Blatt. 

"Any talks of expanding, or is this your spot," asked Anchor Emily Szink
"This is it," said Manager Brandy Wollen. 

It is cramped quarters for Manager Brandy Wollen and her employees. 

"I think we counted, it is like 10 feet by 10 feet," said Wollen. 

But, even in chaos of a mad rush, this team doesn't melt under pressure. 

"It is crazy how long people will wait in line for an ice cream cone.  We each just have a little work station and you stay in your station and just pivot at that location," said Wollen. 

During the 2017 CWS they sold 5000 cones, this year during opening weekend Zesto cranked out 1500. 

Each year new fans seem to jump on the Zesto bandwagon.  This trip Willhite brought his grandkids from Minnesota. He hopes to pass on his tradition of Zesto and college baseball.