Blaze wins softball state title

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Mississippi Blaze won the FASA Mississippi Class C 12-and-under state tournament Saturday at Halls Ferry Park. The Blaze went 5-2 and battled out of the losers’ bracket to win the state championship, beating the MS Chaos 9-3 in the final.

Another Vicksburg-based team, the Rip Tide, finished fourth in the eight-team tournament.

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About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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