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Cheney Special Olympics teams bring home medals


August 30, 2012

Cheney Special Olympians brought home gold and silver medals from the recent Special Olympic State Softball Tournament in Everett, Wash. Thirty-eight Cheney Parks and Recreation athletes in two teams and one individual took part in the competition.

The Masters T-Ball team, in their second season of competition, brought home a gold medal, winning their division's championship with 14-2 and 18-12 wins.

The Unified Partner team, in their fourth season, earned a silver medal. The team went 2-2 in competition, posting an 11-8 win their third game of the double-elimination tournament to force a fourth and deciding game which Cheney lost 14-13, coming back from a 12-5 deficit in the second inning to take a brief 13-12 lead in the sixth.

In individual competition, Joe Williams won a gold medal in the Masters Individual Division EE. The skills that he took part in were throwing, fielding, batting and running the bases.  


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