State Champions

The Brunswick All-Stars topped Halifax 4-3 in 11 innings to capture the Virginia Dixie Ponytails X-Play state softball title and earn a bid to the World Series in Hopkins County, Texas. Pictured from the left on the front are Emily King, Mackenzie Leemon, Riley Griffin, Cassidy Conwell, Aubrey Corum and Sarah Corum. On the second row from left are MoAsia Reaves, Riley Burkett, Jadamichelle Bruce, Ruth Anne Torres, Kyndall Jones and Eva Tromm. On the back are Coach Jody Gibbs, Manager Tommy King and Coach Leonard Corum. Coach Joe Conwell is not pictured. (Dennis Smith) See the story and more photos on page 8.