Country came to town and left with the championship

Published 3:28 pm Monday, July 1, 2024

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The Post 70 16U team traveled to Carrolton Georgia over the weekend to claim the Perfect Game Southeast Regional tournament championship over the Atlanta Angels by a score of 11 to 3.

Coach Steve Whitaker commented, “Our team motto is #NoDivas.  These dudes work .  They don’t think they’re superstars, just a bunch of hard workers.”

The local connection on the 16U Post 70 squad are from CHHS: Chase Vaznaian, Will Watkins, Trent Bryan and Wes Templin.  From Pike Lib its Garrett Whitaker, Weston Garrett and Jack Baggett.

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Vaznaian went 1 for 3 at the plate, Whitaker and Templin both went 1 for 2, Templin also had an RBI.  Baggett doubled and knocked in 3 runs.

Kane Shellhouse was named tournament MVP and Blayne Wood was named pitching MVP.