The Ponytail Bandits, local 14 and Under travel softball team, recently won the USSSA State Championship! This tournament was held the weekend of June 27th-29th in Cullman, Alabama. All of these girls are from Cleburne County and attend Cleburne County High School with the exception of three girls. The team consists of the following: Rylee Hiett, Chelsea Parker, Amber Parker, Skylar Shier ling, Madison Higgins, Mallory Nolen, Gracie Butcher, Rik ki Pruitt, Madeline Brown, Amy Heard, Madison Shockley, and Shelby Nelson. Each team member receives a State Championship Ring for winning the tournament! The team currently has a record of 48 wins and 7 loses. The team is currently ranked #1 in the State of Alabama and ranked #7 in the United States! The girls will travel to Gulf Shores to play in the World Series July 23rd-26th.