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Carrollton Mayor Gene McMurry presented members of the Dixie Chixx with a key to the city Friday, July 11, in recognition of their win in the Indiana State 12U Babe Ruth Championship over the Fourth of July weekend in Corydon, Ind. Team members pictured counterclockwise, above, are: Savannah Payton, Mallory Besselman, Allison Harris, Gracie Craig, Andrea Searcy, Hailey Austin, Kristyn Yeary, Allie Beach, Shellie Payton and Bailey Mefford. Coach David Craig, above at right, is pictured with his team. McMurry said by awarding the members the key, the girls are now ambassadors of the city of Carrollton. He asked the team members to continue setting good examples for others in the community.