Community Sports

World champions

Texas Elite baseball teamThe Texas Elite baseball team recently won the 2018 USSSA Global World Series in Gulf Shores Alabama.

Players are from Mount Vernon, Bogata, Paris, Chapel Hill, Texarkana, and Liberty-Eylau. The group went undefeated in bracket play. They beat a Louisiana team in the semifinals and an Arkansas team in the finals. For games scores and a listing of team members, see the Aug. 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.