The Chobee Gurlz 8 and under softball team proudly poses with the championship trophy it won in the PBC Santa Slam tournament held from Dec. 2-3 in West Palm Beach. The team includes (in alphabetical order): Olivia Bartels, Serenity Billie, Allyson Bohannan, Melanie Bonilla, Audra Friend, Waniya Fortner, Kulipa Julian, Alyssa Madrigal, Daliyah Nunez, Joleyne Nunez, Tehya Nunez and Ila Trueblood. The team’s head coach is Daniel Nunez Sr. He is assisted by Roy Bohannan, Amanda Julian, Carla Rodriguez and Katarina Suarez. (Courtesy photo)

WEST PALM BEACH — The Chobee Gurlz 8 and under softball team, which features several players from the Brighton Reservation, ruled the PBC Santa Slam tournament from start to finish.

Chobee won all six of its games to capture the 9U championship on Dec. 3.

The team won all three of its pool play games (11-4 vs Diamond Dusters, 12-6 vs Miami Stingrays and 13-2 vs MC Cruisers).

In the playoffs, Chobee opened with a 13-1 win against MC Cruisers. Chobee cruised past the Miami Stingrays 12-5 in the seminfinals. In the championship, Chobee outslugged the Coral Springs Panthers, 18-11.

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