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Bonham 12U Boys District Champs and take Runner Up at State
By media release
Jul 13, 2017
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Bonham -- The 2017 Bonham 12U Boys All-Stars team took top spot at this year’s Dixie Youth Baseball District Championship tournament held in Bonham.  They beat out the Van Alstyne 11U & 12U teams, as well as Justin and Anna.  This past weekend they headed to the Regional State tournament in Texarkana, where the captured the Runner-Up title.  Eight teams came to battle and only two, Atlanta and Bonham, were left for the championship game. 

Besides securing the 2017 Ozone Division 1 Runner Up title, Bonham also received the Division 1 Sportsmanship Award.  Ashton Butner brought home 2 game balls after hitting a 2-run homerun and a grand slam during the tournament.  Bonham can be proud of these boys and their coaches, who represented our town well!

Top (L-R) Coach Nelson Aaron, Ashton Butner, Jack Porter, Hunter Haglund, Caleb Cravin, Coach Roger Fortune, Matthew Fortune, Dylan Frazier, Head Coach Brent Yarborough. Bottom (L-R) Jacob Aaron, Jeren Ross, Randy Slaughter, Luke Spiller, Darian Yarborough, Cameron Bush. Not pictured: Jack Abbott, Austyn Herrington

The team, coaches and parents would like to thank the following sponsors for helping them get to the Regional State tournament: Wise Funeral Home, Roma Italian Restaurant, Dr. Matt Koger, Dr. Robert Deuell, Baylor Scott & White PCA Greenville, The Glaser Family, Kevin & Ilonka Killingsworth, Trina Sanders Coldiron, and Jason & Kelly Royce.

The team hoists their trophies after the last game.