District 17 Champions!

District Champs! – Beardstown’s 9 & 10 year old girls’ softball team won the District 17 tournament and will now advance to state tournament play this weekend.  Team members include Manager Dusty Coats, Coach Amanda Casper, Mylee Tracy, Shelby Goodrich, Autumn Bowman, Mila Capps, Kylynn Maltby, Rae Greenstreet, Cami Coats, Bella Palmer, Vanessa Nunez, Daisy Gomez, Coach Jimmy Maltby, Andrea Flynn, Addison Rohn, Sophya Ogden and Coach Tom Ashcraft. (Photo by Brian DeLoche.)


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