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08.08.2018 - [NCKS]

Members of the Smith Center Chiefs Pee Wee baseball team have been named the NCKSSports.com/Cunningham Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.

The Smith Center Chiefs claimed the 2018 Pee Wee State Baseball Championship this past Friday night in Belleville, winning over Waconda in 8 innings, 4-3.  The Chiefs got to the state tournament by finishing as the District 2 runner-up to the Beloit Venom.  They opened State with a 9-0 win over Linn on Tuesday night, then followed that up on Wednesday with a 4-1 win over Clifton in the quarterfinals.  In the semis, they defeated the top team from the east, Washington, 9-7.  That set up the final against Waconda where the Chiefs came away with the one-run win.  With the championship, the Chiefs finished the season with a 15-6 record.

We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any school sport.