By Luke Brantley
Winfield eight and under all stars went undefeated to earn the 2021 ARPA State Tournament Championship in Vestavia Hills at Liberty Park on July 10-11, 2021. The team not only won the championship, but also received the sportsmanship award.
“This speaks volumes for the character of the young ladies as well as their coaches,” said Gina Bryant, Winfield Park Director.
Team members are in no particular order: Presley Burroughs, Madalyn Glasgow, Macy Green, Mollie Howell, Sparrow Hubbert, Ada May, Kayleigh Mordecai, Addelyn Poole, Olivia Porter, Layla Porter, Annslee Grayden Shipp, head coach Justin Poole, And assistant coaches Jeremy Porter, Evan Shipp, Mike Evans and Zack Wakefield.
The girls won three games, the first against Piedmont, which they won 11-4. In the second game, the Winfield girls defeated Center 15-11. In the final game, the 8U girls faced Piedmont again, handing them a second defeat, 19-13.
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