Manila girls capture first place

Wednesday, July 3, 2002

The Manila 16 and under fast pitch, softball team took first place in the Blytheville Babe Ruth League tournament held June 18-25.

The team received trophies for first place in the tournament and for first place in the league as well as individual trophies.

This team will be competing in the state tournament in Greenwood on July 5-7. If they place first or second they will have the opportunity to attend the Regional Tournament in Texas.

Members of the team are Chrisina Lester, Morgan Moore, Megan Ashabranner, Amanda Henson, Corey Grayson, Whtiney Veach, Natalie Tippy, Kacie Oates, Jamie Yancey, and Tabitha Shepard.

Coaches are Kent Moore, Doug Lester and Jimmy Yancey.

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