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Inner Strength wins fifth hoops tournament

The Inner Strength 13U basketball team won its fifth tournament of the year.

Inner Strength won the Team Richmond Summer Hoopfest Tournament in Richmond, Va., where it defeated the second-, ninth- and 13th-ranked teams in the nation en route to being the tournament champions.

Team members are: Cory Blackwell, Dante Campbell, Ryan Carter, Paul Dawson, Jeff Grey, Brandon Hayman, Cory Heyward, Elijah Henning, Algy Keys, Cory Moore, Julian Royals and Marquise Wise. The team is coached by John Cross, Charlie Scott and Cory Blackwell.

SOFTBALL

Knockouts finish second at Invitational

The 14U Norcross Knockouts fast pitch softball team placed second in the Alabama Viper Memorial Day Invitational.

The Knockouts played 16U competition to place second in the tournament.

Team members are: Jordan Cleghorn, Samantha Findling, Lynsay Flynt, Kristin Hall, Nicole Heusel, Lauren Kinney, Alexa Lewis, Shelby Morrill, Emily Osterhaus and Heidi Shape. The team is coached by Drew Findling, Jeff Cleghorn, Chris Heusel and Hugh Kinney.

BASEBALL

Lions win Tiger Classic

The Peachtree Ridge Lions 13U travel baseball team won the Silver Division of the Tiger Classic Tournament in Ringgold Memorial Day weekend.

The win earned the team an invitation to the BPA World Series in Cherokee, N.C.

Team members are: Michael Akers, Shane Bacon, Andrew Burnett, Ben Dodi, Mitchell Emerson, Evan Harz, Chris Kelly, Michael Larosa, Tyler Shackleford, Jamie Stark, Andrew Tang, Rollie Wade. The team is coached by Todd Wade, Tom Akers, Andy Emerson and Randy Shackleford.

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