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April 21, 2014

Middle school softball: North Jefferson wins fifth straight county championship

The North Jefferson Middle School softball team once again won the Jefferson County Schools championship, as they defeated Rudd Middle 5-0 in the winner-take-all game.

It’s the fifth straight title for the Blue Devils, and the last for head coach Tonya Helm, who is stepping down after nine years. Crystal Deloney was her assistant.

The team includes Sara Phillips, Jadyn Allen, Lara Phillips, Savannah Chaviers, Anna Purvis, Morgan Maze, Anna Boger, Chloe Gooch, Baileigh Overton, Lainey Hardiman, Sarah Speigle, Meleigha Montgomery and Drew Sanders.

Maze was the tournament MVP, while Boger and Sanders made the all-tournament team.

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