Fi­quett stu­dents crowned champs

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Two New­ton County Theme School at Fic­quett ris­ing sixth-graders were part of the 2013 Grand Slam World Se­ries cham­pi­ons re­cently.

Is­rael Dixon and Lo­gan Ar­wood are part of the Xtreme Travel Base­ball Team, based out of Lo­ganville, play­ing in tour­na­ments through­out the re­gion. Most re­cently, Ex­treme Travel Base­ball headed to Panama City, Fla., for the world se­ries June 24-29, and won the 11-and-un­der Amer­i­can Di­vi­sion. The Xtreme Travel Base­ball play­ers are: Bryce Ben­ton, Luke Sut­ton, Is­rael Dixon, Trey Mar­shall, Greg Thor­ton, Jack­son Ford, Blake Friend, Lo­gan Ar­wood, Con­nor Bruce and Chantz McClen­don.

The team’s coaches are: head coach Ja­son Ben­ton and as­sis­tants Michael Sut­ton and Chuck Bruce; coaches Michael Sut­ton, Chuck Bruce and De­wade Ford.

Sub­mit­ted photo /The Cov­ing­ton News

New­ton County Theme School at Fic­quett stu­dents Lo­gan Ar­wood (top) and Is­rael Dixon (bot­tom) won the 2013 Grand Slam World Se­ries re­cently.

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