Nemesis 16U takes tournament title

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Nemesis 16U softball team, based out of Lepanto, dropped their first game Saturday in the It's A Miracle tournament at the Southside Softball Complex in Jonesboro before reeling off three straight wins to win the title. The benefits from the tournament go towards the Miracle League.

Nemesis 16U, based out of Lepanto, came away with the championship in the It's A Miracle tournament this past Saturday in Jonesboro. Team members include front row (l-r): Kenzie Shrable, Kaylan Wilson, Cheyenne Hall, Mya Chandler and Jordan Ludwick. Back row (l-r) Coach Josh Wiggins, Madison Wiggins, Alex Crawford, Christian Hinson, Allison Tibbs, Lexi Driver and Abby Rains. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

In the morning games, Nemesis lost 5-4 to the Blytheville Patriots before bouncing back to beat the Manila Shockers 9-8 in extra innings.

Nemesis came back in the afternoon and got revenge on the Patriots with a hard fought 9-7 win. Kaylan Wilson turned in a great pitching performance in a 5-0 win over Manila to clinch the title.

Kaylan Wilson of Leapnto throws to first for an out during her shutout performance over Manila this past weekend in Jonesboro. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Nemesis finished with a record of 3-1, Blytheville was 2-2 and Manila was 1-3.

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