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Pageant raises $3,000 for Long baseball team
Blue Tide baseball coach Brian Thomas, center, and assistant coach Cole Walsh, right, are flanked by contestants from the 2011 Miss Diamond Legs Pageant. It raised $3,000 for the Long County baseball program. - photo by Photo by Mike Riddle


The eighth annual "Miss" Diamond Legs Pageant raised approximately $3,000 for the Long County High School baseball team.

This year’s pageant was held recently and had 16 members of the Blue Tide baseball team competing for the crown.


This year’s People’s Choice Award and "Miss" Diamond Legs winner was Devon "DD" McClelland. The first runner-up was Shane "Stormy Audrey" Bell, the second runner-up was Dale "Danielle" Wilmet and the third runner-up was Kyle "Kylie" Sapwell. The fourth runner-up was Brandon "Brandy" McManus and the fifth runner-up was Dominick

"Dominicky" Torres.

Other award winners included Gage "Georgia" Fox, best hair; Malik "Mashonda" Williams, best dressed; Evan "Anna Nicole" Strickland, sweetheart; Austin "Australia" Simmons, prettiest eyes; Chase "Chasity Loren" Parker, best wig, Pee Wee "Pebbles" Fowler, best smile; Carlton "Carlita" Milton, most beautiful; Jonathan "Briannia" Thomas, best personality; Clint "Ginger" Kenney, cutest; and the winner of the Best Legs Award went to Chris "Nicole" Walsh.

The emcee for the night was David Simmons, and the distinguished judges were Cherie Foster and Gina Riddle.

In addition to the pageant, there also was a spaghetti dinner and bake sale auction.

After the night of fun, Blue Tide baseball head coach Brian Thomas thanked the Blue Tide Diamond Booster Club, all of the team members who participated and sponsors who donated their time, donations and baked goods.

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