Cleveland wins junior high tournament



The Cleveland Panther junior high baseball team won the Blount County Tournament, beating Locust Fork in the title game to finish the year with a record of 19-3. Picture are (front row, left to right) Evan Faust, Cody Blackwood, Dawson Smith, Hunter Green and Justin Strong. Back row (l to r) coach Chuck Longshore, Brett Irwin, Tristan Rittenhouse, Bryan Cornelius, Austin Roddam, Ben Aaron, and coach Rusty Thigpen. Blackwood was named the tournament MVP.