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