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Community Sports Aug 4th, 2018 - 23:01:15


Lakeview Baptist bashes their way to church league softball title.

By Dave Whitaker
Aug 4, 2018, 23:51

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First Baptist Church's John Caleb White slides into second base.


It was a sticky Saturday afternoon as church softball teams battled for the right to bring home the championship trophy for a year. Lakeview Baptist Church used the long ball, hitting two home runs to defeat last year’s champion First Baptist Church team one 6-1.

Courtney Turner reacts and Ashley Bryan applauds after Bethany Baptist held off Mt. Calvary 10-9 in an elimination bracket game.


Bethany Baptist Church, fresh off a 10-9 win against Mt. Calvary, got into the championship game by scoring eight unanswered runs to win 11-4, eliminating FBC.

Shayne Cannon makes a leaping catch for Bethany Baptist Church.


In the title game, Lakeview found themselves down 4-0 after a half inning. Bethany, playing their seventh game of the day, wouldn’t score again.

Dustin Miller comes home after hitting a go ahead grand slam in the third inning of Saturday's championship game.


Dustin Miller hit a go-ahead grand slam as Lakeview Baptist claimed their first league title, 9-4. Ruth Baptist Church won the sportsmanship award, as chosen by teams.

Lakeview Baptist with the trophy.


Karen Mathis accepted the sportsmanship award for Ruth Baptist Church.



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