Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2009 5:19 pm
Super Summer — The Nashville Nighthawks 16-and-Under travel softball team, which includes Martin resident Shaylon Robb among talent from west and middle Tennessee, is in the midst of a spectacular summer run. The Nighthawks won three major tourneys including the USFA state tournament playing up in the 18U division and earned a second-place finish out of a field of 80 teams in the ASA Dynamite Classic in Columbia, S.C. The Nighthawks will play for the ASA state title this weekend before competing in the ASA Nationals later this month in Sioux Falls, S.D. Team members include (front, from left) Brittany Elmore, Goodpasture H.S.; Courtney Shelton, Franklin H.S.; Whitney Ford, Rossview H.S.; Mckenzie Leding, Goodpasture H.S.; Stephanie Nidiffer, Goodpasture H.S.; Veronica Blackburn, Coffee County H.S.; (middle, from left) Coach Kristen Spear; Amanda Brandenburg, Camden H.S.; Brittany Toney, Goodpasture H.S.; Cheyanne Knepper, Goodpasture H.S.; Haley Elliott, Trinity Christian Aca.; Shaylon Robb, Westview H.S.; (back, from left) coaches Larry Spear; Kenny Beasley and Tim Knepper.