The Cherokee U9 Sluggers won the recent GrandSlam Promotions Thunder Classic held in Knoxville. The Sluggers went 4-0 on their way to the Championship victory. Pictured are, first row from left, Blaize Welch, Austin Nicholson, Jackson Wells, Max Bowers and Seth Orren. Second row, from left, are Zane Duggan, John Broyles, Drew Crowder, Cade Bochtler, Jared Young, Wil Combs and Lucas Belknap. The team is coached by Scott Bowers, Drew Bowers, Greg Broyles and David Combs.