Greenbrier 8U Boys State Champs, Headed To World Series

Greenbrier 8U Boys State Champs, Headed To World Series

GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Greenbrier 8U Boys team are officially undefeated State Champions. They beat Wayne County 3 – 2, then they conquered Dickson County 8 – 0 for the championship. The team also received the Sportsmanship Award and are headed to the World Series at the end of July in Louisiana.

Braxton & Big Sister Kelsey

The Greenbrier 8U Boys is the team Braxton’ played on. “He was the team’s Angel in the outfield,” said Braxton’s mom Nicole Turnbow who attended the game. That’s her on the left in the team photo above. If you recall, Braxton lost his battle with cancer just a few weeks ago and he loved baseball and his team. #braxtonstrong

Nicole Turnbow and her daughter Kelsey were both there with them for the team’s final win against Dickson County. “Braxton was even recognized and I was given a champ ring for him also!” Mom said.

Braxton’s Mom sponsored the team’s bat bags and had Braxton’s new logo put on them for the boys. “They LOVED them!! I’m having his logo patented because I had it especially designed for him.”

Team stats..

Pool games:

-Greenbrier 20 Harriman 0
-Greenbrier 22 Selmer 0
-Greenbrier 10 Lookout Mountain 0
-Greenbrier 15 Madison South 0

Bracket play games:

Game 1
Greenbrier 12 Wayne Co 9

Game 2
Greenbrier 11 Sweetwater 1

Game 3
Greenbrier 6 Dickson 5

Game 4
Greenbrier 3 Wayne Co 2

Game 5
Greenbrier 8 Dickson 0

Total of 9 games in four days with a combined score of 107-17 with 5 of the games complete shut outs. Smokey Barn News will follow the team as they head to the World Series.

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Greenbrier 8U Boys Team: Photographer/Team Mom Angie Carter
“Angel In The Outfield” & Greenbrier 8U Boys Team: Photographer/Team Mom Angie Carter
Braxton showing off his state champ ring when they won in 2017.
Braxton was honored with another champ ring this year.
Greenbrier 8U Boys Team: Photographer/Team Mom Angie Carter

Back row left to right is Kaden Evitts, Jack Carter, Carter Pass, Bear Pulley, Colton Connally, Ricky Clark III, Ashton Chowning.

Front row left to right…Nicole Turnbow (Braxton Fuqua), Yaelin Garrett, Traydon Bostick, Wesley Dorris, John Slagel, River Hilliard.

Left to right adults… Ken Dorris, Josh Pulley (Coach), Dud Connally, and Tray Bostick.

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