The City of Orange is excited to celebrate the GT Shockers 16U softball team for winning the FASA World Series Championship.
The GT Shockers are a select team with players from Southeast Texas that competed against teams from all over the Southern United States in the Fastpitch American Softball Association (FASA) World Series. After battling back from behind through five straight bracket games, they went 8-2 on the week, beating the undefeated team twice in the final series to bring home the Championship title.
Mayor Larry Spears Jr. proclaimed July 25, 2023, as “GT Shockers 16U Softball Team 2023 FASA World Series Champs Day” in a special tribute to this exceptional team.
Team members include MaKenna Knight, Jensyn Yeaman, Keylie Washburn, Ella Stephenson, Eden Frenzel, Jillian Brown, Charlee Sanches, Asia Woodson, Kendall Jones, Tessa Erickson, Ava White, Hallee Becker, Brooke Mayer, and Calli Wiggins with Coaches Wayne Stephenson, Bill Stephenson, Madeline Stephenson, Jamey Knight, and Honorary Coach Aiden Brown (aka Coach Mike).