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Sumrall finishes #1 in America

 

  USA Today released it's final high school baseball poll of the year and Sumrall finished ranked number one in the country.   Winners of 67 games in three years, Sumrall has won three straight state baseball titles under fourth year head coach Larry Knight.   In addition, Knight was named the 2010 USA Today Coach of the Year.  

  Reached by phone while in North Carolina, Knight says he felt humbled at his team's accomplishments in 2010  " I understand this achievement is all about the commitment and support of our school, administration, coaches and players.  The Sumrall community has helped make success in baseball a tradition.  It's amazing."

  Several events in Sumrall are planned to honor the team. Stay tuned to 7 On Your Side for more information.  A full story on the town of Sumrall and their reaction to being number one in the country will be on Thursday's 6pm and 10pm news.

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