Moultrie Observer

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June 15, 2012

Girls softball tournaments set for today at Magnolia

MOULTRIE — The two GRPA girls softball warmup tournaments will get under way at 9 this morning, with games being held at the Magnolia Sports Complex, rather than at the Jim Buck Goff Recreation Complex.

The tournaments were moved because of the Moultrie Sharks Georgia Games Invitational swim meet also will be held in the recreation complex.

The swim meet is expected to be host to some 200 swimmers and coaches and their families.

The softball tournaments include 15 teams.

If both events were held across the street from each other, it have created plenty of congestion in the area.

The Magnolia Sports Complex offers an additional field that can be used for the softball tournament, said the Moultrie-Colquitt County Recreation Department’s Lynn Bennett.

The 8-and-under softball tournent will feature eight teams, including the Colquitt County Stars, coached by Craig Perryman and James Horne.

The Colquitt County Stars roster includs Kylie Davis, Reagan Young, Jade Horne, Jaden Harrell, Katlynn Powers, Maggie Parker, Elle Perryman, Maci DeMott, Anna Grace Tillery, Gracie Paulk, Abbey Plymel and Emily Allegood.

The Stars will open play in the double-elimination tournament against Lee County at 9 this morning.

The tournament for 9- and 10-year-old will be held at the same time with seven teams participating.Two Colquitt County teams are in the field and both will play at 9 this morning.

The Colquitt County Pack will face Lee County.

The Colquitt County Storm will play Thomasville.

The Storm is coached by Jody Parker, Clay Greene and Jeff Long.

The team includes Josie Parker, Abby Allegood, Laura Jean Oliver, Hannah Hood, Madelyn Hurst, Gracie Long, Camille Singletary, Callie Faircloth, Kelsey Mock, Lauren Bryant, Hannah Holston and Brooke Durrence.

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