IOWA PARK - The Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Softball Game pitted a Red Team against a Blue Team with four of Archer County’s top senior players. Claire Hemmi, Windthorst Trojanette shortstop, with a third inning single drove in Holliday’s Ambri Harrigal for one of the two Red Team runs. Third baseman and outfielder, Alli Curd, was the other Lady Eagle on the Red Team. The 9-2 Blue Team win gave Sam Clements, an Archer City Lady Cat outfielder, bragging rights. She made a running catch in left field in the bottom of the second inning to wipe out a Red Team scoring threat. After three innings Clements checked out for an Oil Bowl commitment.
Three selected players on the Red Team were unable to attend so retiring Holliday Lady Eagle Head Coach Keith Nichols was forced to move players into several different positions. Hemmi played shortstop for the first three inning with 2 put outs. She played third base with a put out in the fourth inning then moved to the outfield. Harrigal and Curd also played musical defensive chairs. In the later innings Nichols resorted to 4 outfielders in order to get all the players more time on the field. The Blue Team coach Jeff Pirkle had no objections since his Blue Team was ahead 9-2 after 5 innings.
The Blue Team was composed of players from Jacksboro, Rider, Vernon, Wichita Falls High School, Henrietta, Graham, Archer City, and Nocona. The Red Team featured players from City View, Electra, Henrietta, Iowa Park, Windthorst, Holliday, Bowie, and Petrolia. It was the 2nd Annual FCA Champions for Christ All Star Game played last Th