Wewahitchka Ponytails win state title


Front Row: Kristen Nichols, Breanna Weathers, Gracie Price, Sha’Mario Cole, Savannah Lister, Alidiea Odom, Aleah Wooten and Mariah Brown. Back Row: Coach Michael Bailey, Coach Tony Price, Shiloh Jamerson, Brianna Bailey, Ashten Lolley, Savannah Harrison, Coach Dayton Lister

Special to The Star
Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 09:46 AM.

Congratulations to the Wewahitchka Dixie Softball 12-U Ponytails.  The ladies won the district title in June and traveled to Brooksville July 4-8 and won the Florida title with a win over Paxton.

The team will travel to Bluffton, SC on July 26 to compete in the Dixie Softball World Series.

Coached by Tony Price, Dayton Lister and Michael Bailey, the team, consisting of Brianna Bailey, Mariah Brown, Sha’Mario Cole, Savannah Harrison, Shiloh Jamerson, Savannah Lister, Ashten Lolley, Kristen Nichols, Alidiea Odom, Gracie Price, Breanna Weathers, and Aleah Wooten went undefeated in both district and state competitions to capture the titles.

Five of the 12 players were on the Wewahitchka Dixie Softball 10-U team that won a state title last summer.

The County Channel in Bluffton will broadcast all of the games on television and stream the games online allowing viewers to watch the players all across the world. 

You may log on to www.bcgov.net to watch the games beginning Saturday, July 27.

The league appreciates all of the support and words of encouragement that people all over Gulf County and Florida have given the team. 

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