Nuggets edge Classics for senior softball tourney title

The Georgia Nuggets over-70 AAA senior softball team defeated the Georgia Classics 18-17 to win the championship at the Peach State Classic senior softball tournament in Marietta last week.

The Nuggets are managed by Grayson's Ed Davis and the Classics by Harry Harrison of Lawrenceville.

Nuggets pitcher Jim Arey was named MVP for the tournament. Teammates Ron LaRose, Herman Hydas, Al Hoo, Joe Daniel and Keith Philidus were selected for the all-tournament team. Hydas was also the defensive player of the tourney.

Maybrey Manderson, Walt Taylor, Ed Cook and Larry Mostek of the Classics also were named to the all-tournament team.

Both teams next compete in Johnson City, Tenn., on July 12-14.