NEA Venom All Stars win championship
NEA Venom All Stars competed in the Jonesboro Invitational 10 year old Cal Ripken Tournament held June 15-17. The team was made up of six Manila players and four Monette players. The team faced tough competion in the tournament going undefeated beating Paragould 10s with a score of 15-8, Batesville 5-3, Delta Dawgs 12-0. They beat Portageville 15-5 in the semifinals and played Batesville in the finals and won 9-4. Coach Josue Perez said these boys played an awesome all around tourament considering this group of kids didn't have a single practice before entering this tournament. Coach Perez, Coach Wes Jones and Coach Todd Edwards are extremely proud of the Nea Venom Team and look forward to hopefully having these group of kids again next season.
Pictured are, from left: Back - Coaches Wes Jones, Josue Perez and Todd Edwards. Middle - Tate Schooley, Kyle Rainey, Cade Cater, Jacob Tarver, Hunter Vuletich, Front - John Garrett Edwards, Dylan Stewart, Kason Grissom, Anthony Lopez, Jeremiah Perez.