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Swain students win softball title

Pitcher Suri Watty (left) and catcher Carley Teesateskie show off their tournament title. Sasha McCoy Watty photo Pitcher Suri Watty (left) and catcher Carley Teesateskie show off their tournament title. Sasha McCoy Watty photo

Two Swain Middle School eighth graders helped their softball team win a tournament title during the Native American Youth Organization Tournament hosted by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians July 22-24.

Pitcher Suri Watty and catcher Carley Teesateskie are both members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and played on the Mississippi Sparks 12U team. The Sparks, coached by MCBI Chief Cyrus Ben, went undefeated to take the title. 

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2 comments

  • Way to go girls! Nana is proud of you!

    posted by Vickie McCoy

    Wednesday, 08/25/2021

  • My daughter is in this picture. Is there any way to get a copy?

    posted by Misty Teesateskie

    Wednesday, 08/25/2021

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