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Posted: October 8, 2012

Garland and Al Whitlock, standing on the far left, present the District Championship Trophy to Kenny Anders, manager of the 1970 Phillips 66 Fast Pitch Softball Team. Standing next to Anders are Gene Singhas, pitcher, Nooney Heflin, Cliff Peacher, Bobby Jackson, Jimmy Lloyd, Larry Buckner, Frank Simons, pitcher, and Hunter Longerbeam, general manager. Kneeling, from left, are Jimmy Singhas, scorekeeper, Bobby Orndorff, Bobby Lloyd, Ken Pitta, and Harold Gray, coach. Sitting in front, from left, are the batboys Scott Anders, Jay Longerbeam, and Terry Gray. Missing from the team picture is Buddy Fuller. This team won the Winchester League and Tournament Championships, ASA District Championship, and the Jefferson County West Virginia Invitational Tournament. They finished in the final four in the state. Their combined record was 52-8. Garland W. Canter sponsored this team. Mr. Canter was a prominent businessman and was mayor of Berryville from 1964 to 1976. Iva Longerbeam of Berryville provided this photo, which was taken at Bodie Grim Field in Winchester City Park, now Jim Barnett Park, by Star reporter and photographer, Roy “Buckeye” Potts.

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