• 72°

MonStars win Nashville Christmas tourney

The MonStars, a local group of second-, third- and fourth-graders, swept four games in the Nashville MSYS Christmas Tournament. Team members, from left, include Blake Johnson, Trey Creech. Andrew Vance, Easton Engle, Carson Sanders and Eli Joseph. Eddie Creech (back) is the MonStars’ coach. The MonStars defeated the Bruceton Tigers (40-8), Lakers Elite (21-10), Bruceton Tigers (48-2) and Lewisburg Ballhawks (23-9) to win the tourney title. The team will back in action this weekend in Knoxville in the 2019 Sunsphere New Year’s Ball Drop Tournament.